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2015 AFCON: Cranes arrive safely in Madagascar

By Fred Katende in Madagascar (Uganda Cranes Media Officer)

1st leg Qualifier (2nd round)

Sun 18th May 2014

Madagascar Vs Uganda

3pm (Time in Madagascar, 2pm in Uganda)

Venue: Stade Rabemananjara – Mahajanga (Artificial turf)

The National senior soccer team-Uganda Cranes touched down in Madagascar after leaving Entebbe Airport at 5am today. The 25 man contingent landed at Ivato International Airport in Antananarivo before they headed to Le Suc Dela Ruche Hotel.

The team will leave tomorrow morning to embark on a 700Km journey by a domestic flight.

Uganda Cranes team will be received by the FUFA Executive Committee member Mr. Patrick Ogwel (Leader of Delegation) in Majunga town.

‘The weather is slightly harsh but I believe the boys will acclimatize in me for the game on Sunday’ said Ogwel.

‘The stadium’s capacity is very small. It can’t accommodate more than 8,000 fans’ added Ogwel.

Meanwhile Uganda Cranes Captain Andy Mwesigwa joined his teammates at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport before connecting to Madagascar.


The squad has

Hamza Muwonge

Ismail Watenga

Isaac Isinde

Denis Guma

Andy Mwesiagwa

Henry Kalungi

Savio Kabugo

Joseph Ochaya

Khalid Aucho

Geoffrey Baba Kizito

Brian Majwega

Luwagga Kizito

Martin Mutumba

Francis Olaki

Emma Okwi

Hamis Diego Kiiza

Dan Serunkuma

Hassan Wasswa

Team officials

Head coach- Milutin Sredojevich

Assistants-Fred Kajoba and Kefa Kisala

Team doctor -Ronald Kisolo

Leader Of delegation -Ogwel Patrick Bernard

Team Cordinator-Crispus Muyinda

Media officer -Fred Katende Malibu

Photo: Uganda Cranes coach meets his Captain at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi before the team connected to Madagascar.

Photo Credit: FUFA Communications department

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