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2015 AFCON CAMPAIGN: We are ready for Madagascar clash – Okwi

We are ready to fight for victory – Emmanuel Okwi

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)

Uganda Cranes vice captain, Emmanuel Okwi is confident of returning back with the three points after Sunday’s first leg second round 2015 Nations cup qualifier match against Madagascar at the Rabemananjara Stadium in Mahanga city.

“We are determined to give our best efforts and return home with victory”, Emma Okwi, told

The team of 17 players and 7 officials left Entebbe International Airport on Friday morning at around 3: 00 a.m aboard Kenyan Airways.

Team skipper, Andrew Mwesigwa who plays professional football with Ordabasy football club in the Kazakhstan top premier league  linked up with the team in Nairobi.

The match will be handledVictor Gomes Miguel who got a FIFA badge in 2011 will be the center referee. The 33 year Victor Gomes Miguel who was voted 2012 PSL referee of the year will be assisted by Stevens Khumalo Mothibidi and Sandile Dili Kane as linesmen.

Victor Lungwani Tinyiko will be the fourth official of the epic game that will be played on Sunday, while Zimbabwean Gladmore Muzambi will be the match commissioner.

The Uganda squad:

Goal Keepers:

Hamza Muwonge (Thika United – Kenya) and Ismail Watenga (Vipers SC – Uganda)


Denis Iguma (SCVU), Joseph Ochaya (Asante Kotoko – Ghana), Savio Kabugo (SCVU), Henry Kalungi (Richmond Kickers – US), Andrew Mwesigwa (Ordabasy FC – Kazakhstan) and Isaac Isinde (St. George – Ethiopia)


Luwagga Kizito (Sporting Covilha – Portugal), Martin Mutumba (Turkey), Khalid Aucho (Tusker FC – Kenya), Geofrey ‘Baba’ Kizito (Gor Mahia – Kenya), Hassan Wasswa and Brian Majwega (KCC FC)


Hamis Kiiza (Yanga SC – TZ), Daniel Sserunkuma (Gor Mahia FC – TZ), Francis Olaki (Soana FC) and Emmanuel Okwi (Yanga SC – TZ)

Team officials:

Leader Of delegation -Ogwel Patrick Bernard

Head coach- Milutin Sredojevich

Assistants-Fred Kajoba and Kefa Kisala

Team doctor -Ronald Kisolo

Team Cordinator-Crispus Muyinda

Media manager -Fred Katende Malibu

PHOTO: Uganda Cranes vice captain, Emma Okwi addresses the media after the team’s last training in Uganda on Thursday evening.

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