Sebastien Desabre marks 1 year as Cranes head coach


Three hundred and sixty five days is no mean feat in any ordinary life. A lot happens in between that period with broad smiles, grey areas and challenges as well.

For Uganda Cranes head coach Sebastien Desabre, he is celebrating a year in office for such a demanding albeit prestigious job in Ugandan football.

The highlight of his tenure thus far as Uganda Cranes head coach is securing the slot to the Total AFCON 2019 tournament, unbeaten with a mean defence (no goal conceded in five games) and Uganda Cranes making the final three team short list for the CAF National team of the year 2018 alongside Mauritania and Madagascar. congratulated the Frenchman currently on holiday in France as well as tracks back his entire journey from 28th December 2017 thus far.

Desabre and his assistant Mathias Lule met on the day he was unveiled as head coach at Namboole stadium outer pitch.

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Uganda Cranes with Desabre as Head coach since December 2017

17th November 2018: Uganda Cranes 1-0 Cape Verde (Group L AFCON 2019 Qualifier)

16th October 2018: Lesotho Likuena 0-2 Uganda Cranes (Group L AFCON 2019 qualifier)

13th October 2018: Uganda Cranes 3-0 Lesotho Likuena (Group L AFCON 2019 Qualifier)

8th September 2018: Uganda Cranes 0-0 Tanzania Taifa Stars (Group L AFCON 2019 Qualifier)

2nd June 2018: Niger 2-1 Uganda Cranes (International Friendly)

30th May 2018: Central African Republic 1-0 Uganda (International Friendly)

27th March 2018: Uganda Cranes 0-0 Malawi (International Friendly)

24th March 2018: Uganda Cranes 3-1 Sao Tome and Principe (International Friendly)

22nd January 2018: Uganda Cranes 0-0 Ivory Coast (CHAN 2018)

18th January 2018: Uganda Cranes 0-1 Namibia (CHAN 2018)

14th January 2018: Zambia 3-1 Uganda (CHAN 2018)

10th January 2018: Uganda Cranes 0-1 Congo (International Friendly)

6th January 2018: Uganda Cranes 1-1 Guinea (International Friendly).



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