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Uganda Cranes head Sebastien Desabre marks one year in office

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On Friday 28th December 2018, Uganda Cranes head coach Sebastien Desabre marked one year in office as the national football team gaffer.

Desabre was unveiled a year ago as the Cranes gaffer, taking over from an interim Moses Basena, who had assumed the mantle of the team following the departure of then lead tactician Milutin ‘Micho” Sredojevic.

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Sebastien Desabre lifted by Uganda Cranes players

Since he assumed the duty, Desabre had led the into 13 games, winning four, drawing four and losing five.

He guided the team to the qualification of the 2019 African Cup of Nations finals as leaders from Group L with a game to spare. That game will be against the Taifa Stars of Tanzania in March next year.

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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)

Photo credit: FUFA Media

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