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AFCON 2017 Qualifiers: Uganda Cranes start preparations



March 26th March 2016: Uganda Vs Burkina Faso – Ouagadougou

March 29th March 2016: Burkina Faso Vs Uganda – Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole

Match Tickets : 20, 000/= (Ordinary), 50,000/= (VIP) & 120,000/= (VVIP)

The Uganda National football team “The Cranes’ started the preparations ahead of the double encounter against Burkina Faso on the 26th and 29th March in Ouagadougou and Kampala respectively on Friday morning.

The first training session was held at Nelson Mandela National Stadium on Friday 19th 2016 .

Three players (Erisa Sekisambu, James Alitho and Edrisa Lubega ) showed up for training and held a joint training session with the Uganda U-20 team ‘Hippos’.

Some of the Uganda Hippos (U-20) players in training at Nelson Mandela National stadium training facility

These were joined by the Ozima Oketcho Peter, Juma Kasozi, Paul Mbaziira, Kaweke Sofas, Zaake Luboyera, Fred Senkubuge and Ronald Kikonyogo of the Uganda Hippos.

“Many players haven’t reported for training because of their clubs commitments in the Azam Uganda Premier League and Uganda Cup on Friday and Saturday “Said Coach Micho

The coach added that Ivan Ntege is injured leaving the number of local based players to 11 making a total of 30 to be considered for the games against Burkina Faso.

Training resumes on Saturday at the African Bible University, Lubowa starting at 4 p.m.

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