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AFCON 2017 Qualifiers: Football legend Kanu will watch Uganda Cranes against Burkina Faso



Tuesday, 29th March 2016

Uganda Vs Burkina Faso

Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, 7 p.m

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Football Arsenal and Nigerian striker, Nwankwo Kanu, now UNICEF and Star Times brand ambassador will watch Uganda Cranes host Burkina Faso on Tuesday, 29th March 2016.

This was confirmed by the Star Times Vice President Marketing Aldrine Nsubuga during a press conference at FUFA House, Mengo in Kampala on Wednesday morning.

Nsubuga told the media;

It was planned Nwanko Kanu was due to visit Uganda.

When he learnt that Uganda Cranes play Burkina Faso on Tuesday, 29th March 2016, he requested that the visit is brought forward so that he could watch the game and support the Uganda Cranes.

Kanu, a FIFA U-17 World Cup champion, two time African footballer of the year winner will also grace KCCA F.C take on Sports Club Villa in the Star Times cup on Wednesday 30th March 2016.

He is expected to visit the Mulago Heart Institute on Thursday, play football with slum children in Mulago and also have special bi-lateral talks with the FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo.

Kanu arrives on 29th March 2016 at 1:30 p.m and a special press conference will be held at the Entebbe International Airport before he travels to Nelson Mandela National stadium for the night game.

This will be the second time that Kanu comes to Uganda having traveled to Kampala with the Nigerian team that lost to Uganda in the 2008 AFCON qualifiers.

MAIN PHOTO: FUFA Spokesman, Ahmed Hussein (left) and Star Times Vice President, Uganda smiles during the Wednesday press conference at FUFA House in Kampala

PHOTO CREDITS: FUFA Communications Department

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