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2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Africa Zone: Uganda Cranes Team starts training

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Africa Zone (Round 2, 1st and 2nd Leg):

Thursday, 12th November 2015: Togo Vs Uganda – Kegue Stadium, Lome

Sunday, 15th November 2015: Uganda Vs Togo – Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Kampala

Charges: 20,000/=, 50,000/=, 120,000/=

The Uganda national team the Cranes has started training ahead of the double encounter against Togo .

The team started with gym work at Paradise Fitness center at Acacia Mall building, Kamwokya.

Later, the team shifted to Kololo Air Strip for some ball work drills.

Ten players reported for training with 8 foreign based at 2 local based players.

Other players are expected to report soon and by Monday every summoned player will be available.

The National teams coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic said that he has been in contact with all the players and confident with all those summoned to face Togo.

We have also been have been having a special programme for the last 15 days with the players whose teams are in off season to keep them ready and fit so that they are at the same fitness level with the players having competitive games .I expected the whole group of players by Monday before we travel to Lome on Wednesday

The coach still added that he will travel with 18 players and 9 will stay in camp under close supervision of Frank Video Anyau .

The team is to start residential training tomorrow and camp at Sky Hotel Nalya .

Brian Umony who features for Ethiopian giants St George said that him with fellow players are aiming at leading the team to the next level of the qualifiers .

Any player would like to feature at the world’s biggest football show piece .So we have to fight tooth and nail to see that we get through the qualifier stages‘ Said Umony.

Team is to resume training tomorrow evening ta Kampala Parents School .

Players who trained:

Robert Odongkara ,Isaac Muleme,Isaac Isinde ,Murshid Juuko,Geofrey ‘Baba’Kizito,Tonny Mawejje, Moses Oloya, Ceasar Okhuti ,Brian Umonyi and Hamis ‘Diego’Kiiza.

MAIN PHOTO: Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Sredojevic in the Gym with the players at Paradise Gym, Accacia Mall

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