AFCON 2017 QUALIFIERS (Group D Final Matches):
Uganda Cranes 1-0 Comoros
Burkina Faso 2-1 Botswana
Uganda Cranes qualified to the 2017 Total African Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals on Sunday, 4th September 2016 after overcoming a resilient Comoros side 1-0 at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.
Standard Liege midfielder Farouk Miya fired into the roof of the net after 36 minutes to drive crazy the already charged over 40,000 spectators in the stands and those watching on Television.
www.fufa.co.ug captured the colourful pictures from the spectacular game that brings to an end the 38 years wait of playing at the biggest platform of African football
First lady, Janet Kataha Museveni was the chief guest on the well attended evening. She was accompanied by the State Minister of Sports Hon. Charles Bakabulindi, FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo, Honanary FUFA President Lawrence Mulindwa among other dignitaries from Central Government, Kingdoms, FUFA Delegates, current and former players and the fans at large.
Team Line ups:
Uganda Cranes XI: Denis Onyango (G.K), Nicholas Wadada, Joseph Ochaya, Isaac Isinde, Murushid Jjuuko, Khalid Aucho, Tonny Mawejje, Moses Oloya, Geoffrey Massa (Captain), Farouk Miya and William Luwagga Kizito
Substitutes: Jamal Salim (G.K), Geoffrey Sserunkuma, Yunus Sentamu, Godfrey Walusimbi, Ivan Ntege, Emmanuel Okwi, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda
Comoros XI: Ali Hamada (G.K), Abdou Nadsm, Fouad Bachirou, Mohamed El Fardou, Yousseouf Mchangama, Bakar Djamel, Ahamada Kassim, Ahamadi Kombo, Ben Youssouf, Chamed Nasser, Youssouf Madi
Substitutes: Mze Ali Ancoub, Mohamed Al Kane, Cheika Houmadi, Omar Mbaranza, Ali Mmadi, Clement Daoudoo
Match Officials: Match Commissioner: George Mwila Kasengele (Zambia)
Referee Assessor: Marcel Njipendi Kuotu (Cameroon)
Center Referee: Malang Diedhiou (Senegal)
Assistant Referee 1: Djibril Camara (Senegal)
Assistant Referee 2: El Hadji Malick Samba (Senegal) Reserve Referee: Maguette Ndiaye (Senegal)
Congs Uganda Cranes, Congs FUFA #ProjectCameroon2019 #MujjeTulumbe