UGANDA – FRANCE FRIENDSHIP WEEK (21st – 28th March 2020)
All Stars Football Match:
Saturday, 22nd March
Uganda Cranes Legends Vs All African Stars
Ugandans will have a chance to watch their favourite retired African Stars play Uganda Cranes legends in a frindly match at Mandela national Stadium, Namboole on Sunday, March 22nd.
The African legends will come on an invitation from the French Embassy in Uganda.
The football match is lined up as one of the activities that will grace the 2020 Uganda-France week celebrations.
All-time leading goal scorer in the Africa Cup of Nations, Samuel Eto’o Fils will lead the cast of African stars.
All African Stars team are expected to start arriving in Uganda by March 20 and will train at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole on 21st March before the game on 22nd March 2020.
They will also visit some local schools and share a moment with the children and promote the values of sport.
Meanwhile, Uganda Cranes legends squad will be captained by Geoffrey Massa.
The match is being promoted by promotion guru Balaam Balugahara.
Entry fees have been fixed generally at Shs 10,000.
For starters, Uganda-France friendship week comprises of a series of events taking place from March 21 (Francophone) until March 28 (Rugby tournament and concert) 2020.
The week is organized by the French embassy, Uganda Olympics Committee, FUFA, Uganda Rugby Union, Alliance Francaise Kampala, Francophone and a wide range Ugandan companies.
France Ambassador to Uganda, Jules-Armand Aniambossou is the key element in the entire organization programme.
Team Expected Team Squads:
The African Stars: Samuel Eto’o (Captain), Didier Drogba, Kamara Diomansy, Diouf El Hadji, Nkongolo Herita Ilunga, Olivier Kapo, Khalilou Fadiga, Lomana Tresor Lualua, Benjani Mwaruwari, Geremi Njitap, Shabani Nonda, Robert Kidiaba, Samuel Eto’o, Mohamed Sissoko, Taribo West, Didier Zokora, Emmanuel Eboue, Yaya Toure, Aboubaker Camara, Kossi Agassa, Allasane Ndour, Aliou Goloko
Uganda Cranes Legends: Ibrahim Mugisha, Ali Kimera, Ismael Watenga, Simeon Masaba, Nestroy Kizito, Bernard Muwanga, Ssaka Mpiima, Edward Kalungi, Ibrahim Kiyemba, Richard Malinga, Dan Wagaluka, Vicent Kayizzi, Sadam Juma, Keziron Kizito, Steven Bengo, Hakim Magumba, Patrick Ochan, Noah Babadi Kasule, Geoffrey Massa, Robert Ssentongo, Geoffrey Sserunkuma, Brian Umony, Hassan Mubiru.
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