FIFA 2018 World Cup RUSSIA Qualifier (Group E):
- Uganda Cranes 0-0 Ghana Black Stars
Uganda Cranes and Ghana Black Stars played to a goal-less draw during their FIFA 2018 World Cup group E qualifier played at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole on Saturday.
This was the second non-scoring draw in the current World Cup qualification campaign after the goal-less stalemate in Kumasi on match day one.
It was a game of missed opportunities for the two countries played under sunny conditions before a partisan crowd.
Derrick Nsibambi, Faruku Miya and Emmanuel Okwi got close for the home side.
Ghana on the other hand, missed scoring chances by Richmond Yiadom, Daniel Amartey and second half substitute Raphael Dinamena.
Ghana Black Stars earned their 6th point of the campaign and Uganda Cranes accumulate 8 points.
Meanwhile, Egypt will take on Congo Brazzaville in Alexandria on Sunday.
Uganda Cranes’ next and final game of the campaign will be away to Congo Brazzaville on 6th November 2017.
Team Line ups:
Uganda Cranes XI: Dennis Onyango (G.K), Nico Wakiro Wadada, Godfrey Walusimbi, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda, Isaac Isinde, Denis Iguma, William Luwagga Kizito, Tonny Mawejje, Faruk Miya, Derrick Nsibambi, Emmanuel Okwi
60’ Muzamiru Mutyaba On, Faruku Miya Off
65’ Geofrey Sserunkuma On, Derrick Nsibambi Off
71’ Joseph Ochaya On, William Luwagga Kizito Off
Subs Not Used: Isma Watenga (G.K), Benjamin Ochan (G.K), Timothy Awany, Savio Kabugo, Ivan Ntege, Tom Masiko, Isaac Muleme, Milton Karisa, Edrisa Lubega
Ghana Black Stars XI:
Richard Ofori (G.K), Daniel Opare, Lumor Agbenyenu, Daniel Amartey, Nicholas Opoku, Alfred Duncan, Kingsley Safro, Ebenezer Ofori, Richmond Yiadom, Thomas Partey, Frank Acheampong
50’ Patrick Twumasi On, Safro Kingsley
61’ Alfred Duncan On, Raphael Dinamena Off
84’ Joseph Attomah On, Frank Acheampong Off
Subs Not Used:
Lawrence At Zigi (G.K), Joseph Addo (G.K), Vincent Atinga, Abbas Muhammad, Kasim Nuhu, Isaac Twum, John Antwi