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New Uganda Cranes jersey

The latest Uganda Cranes jerseys have been released ahead of the Total CHAN Finals 2020 in Cameroon.

The Umbro designed kits will be worn at the tournament with Uganda Cranes taking to the pitch for its first match against Rwanda at the Stade de la Réunification Douala on Monday 18th January 2021.

The Uganda Cranes home kit .
L-R Shafik Kagimu, Charles Lukwago,and Paul Willa

Five members of the Uganda Cranes CHAN Contingent in Douala appeared in the official kit launch. Goalkeeper Charles Lukwago, right back Paul Willa, midfielder Shafik Kagimu and striker Brian Aheebwa are the poster boys for the new jersey while Head coach Johnathan McKinstry represented wore the kits for the technical staff.  The photo-shoot was conducted at Hotel Valle Des Princess in Douala.

The away kit for Uganda Cranes L-R Shafik Kagimu, Charles Lukwago, Paul Willa and Brian Aheebwa. In the Middle is Head coach Johnathan McKinstry wearing the Technical Officials’ kit.

Umbro statement on the new Uganda Cranes jersey

‘Inspired by the Ugandan flag and its powerful symbolism, our award-winning design team has created three kitseach highlighting a component of the flag with geometric elements and woven with cutting-edge technology. 

Collaboratively, Umbro and FUFA have refined these designs to ensure that they embody the dynamic spirit of the Cranes, as well as reflecting the passionate Ugandan football culture.

The 3rd Kit
L-R Shafik Kagimu, Brian Aheebwa, Charles Lukwago and Paul Will. In the Middle is Head coach Johnathan McKinstry wearing the Technical Officials’ kit.

The kits feature the best of Umbro’s performance technology. The micro-eyelet fabrication is moisture-wicking and quick-drying; ensuring a light, breathable moisture managed garment for unrestricted play and comfort. Expertly tailored with ribbed sleeve cuffs, the three-dimensional rubberized logos add a subtle touch of elegance – a blend of performance and design;

Ahmed Hussein FUFA Communications Director

The latest designs will be loved by the fans. We are glad that the new designs meet the latest global sports fashionable trends enjoyed by the fans that follow the beautiful game and Uganda Cranes. The jerseys will cut across all the Nine (9) National teams (men and women) managed by FUFA.

Uganda Cranes Head Coach Johnathan McKinstry

We are all very pleased with the new match kit and training wear supplied by Umbro for the Uganda Cranes. The team will be playing in top quality apparel in the standards suitable for a team with ambitions such as our own. The training and leisurewear is also of the highest quality and something that all members can be very comfortable in and proud to wear when representing the Nation across Africa and the world.

The Uganda Cranes home kit .
L-R Shafik Kagimu, Charles Lukwago, Paul Willa and Brian Aheebwa. In the Middle is Head coach Johnathan McKinstry wearing the Technical Officials’ kit.

Uganda Cranes CHAN Midfielder Shafik Kagimu  

It is a standard attire that will give us a lot of comfort and great feeling on our bodies to play for our Nation and make our people back home proud. The players already like the kit. They are looking forward to wearing in on Monday.

The new home kit for Uganda Cranes L-R Shafik Kagimu, Charles Lukwago and Paul Willa

 About the FUFA-Umbro Partnership

On 15th December 2020 FUFA announced a new long-term partnership with Umbro as the official technical sponsor of the federation for the next four years. The partnership will see Umbro supply both Uganda men and women National teams with high-performance match kit, training and off field apparel.

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