Uganda Cranes Fly To Malawi For Decisive AFCON QualifierMarch 28, 2021
Uganda Cranes Contingent left on Sunday morning aboard Uganda Airlines Chartered flight to Blantyre for the final and decisive AFCON Qualifier against Malawi to be played on Monday 29th March 2021.
FUFA Executive Committee Member Ronnie Kalema is the Leader of the Delegation but FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo, 1st Vice President Justus Mugisha and Executive Committee Member Ariga Rasoul have also travelled with the team.
Dr. James Ssekajugo and National Teams Officer Paul Mukatabala traveled as advanced party team to prepare for the arrival of the team.
The 23 man Squad that was named by the head coach Abdallah Mubiru and travelled today has;
Denis Onyango, Magoola Salim Jamal, Ochaya Joseph, Nico Wadada, Juuko Murushid, Mukiibi Ronald, Kizza Mustapha, Lwaliwa Halidi, Azira Michael, Lwanga Taddeo, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Miya Faruku, Okello Allan, Moses Waiswa, Lumala Abdu, Kizito Luwaga, Okwi Emmanuel, Mugweri gavin, Kigonya Mathias, Sentamu Yunus, Isiagi Daniel, Lukwago Charles, Orit Ibrahim
After a goalless draw against Burkina Faso at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende last week, Burkina Faso are still on top of Group B with 9 points, Uganda in second on 8 points, followed by Malawi on 7 and South Sudan at the bottom with 3 points.
Uganda must at least pick a draw to qualify for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations that will take place in Cameroon.
Both last group Group B matches; Malawi Vs Uganda, Burkina Faso Vs South Sudan will be played at on March 329 at 7pm EAT.
The two top teams from each group will automatically qualify for finals in Cameroon.
If Uganda qualifies, it will be the third consecutive time they are playing in Africa Cup of Nations following 2017 (Gabon) and 2019 (Egypt) editions.
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