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AFCON Qualifiers 2019: Uganda Cranes start preparations for double header against Lesotho

AFCON 2019 Qualifier
Uganda Vs Lesotho
13th October 2018
Time: 4pm at Mandela National Stadium
Charges: 15,000/- (ordinary Tickets), 40,000/= (VIP), 150,000/= (VVIP)
Uganda Cranes kicked off preparations on Friday morning at Lugogo for the double AFCON 2019 Qualifiers against Lesotho to be played on 13th October 2018.  Sixteen local based players took part in the lively session at the StarTimes Stadium.
The session started with warm up drills and later climaxed with shooting practices.
L-R Uganda Cranes players Musitafa Mujuzi, Mustafa Kizza, Patrick Kaddu and Timothy Awany in training on Friday Morning
The Uganda Cranes Head coach Sebastien Desabre highlighted the importance of the sessions conducted with the local based players who trained in the morning and a select Squad of U17, U20 & U23 players who will have their sessions at 3pm today on the same pitch. The same programme will continue tomorrow at Lugogo.
L-R Uganda Cranes players Allan Kyambadde, Mustafa Kizza, and Patrick Kaddu in training on Friday Morning
‘We shall conduct several sessions with the senior local based and the selected junior players to asses their levels of fitness and attitude The sessions will climax with trial match between the senior team and the selected team on Sunday morning at Lugogo’ said Desabre.
Uganda Cranes head coach Sebastien Desabre talking to media after the training on Friday at Lugogo. 
Sebastien also revealed that Julius Poloto is injured and won’t be able to train with the team.
The team continues with the preparations on Saturday morning (8am) and the select Squad (U17, U20 and U23) at 3pm on the StarTimes Stadium turf.
‘I’m proud to be part of the team and it has been my dream to have a chance to train with the National team. Its a great opportunity and i will work hard to utilise it.’  Said Uganda Cranes player Mustafa Kizza
Uganda Cranes player Mustafa Kizza talking to the media after training on Friday morning
Players who attended training on Friday morning 
Saidi Keni, Charles Lukwago (Goalkeepers)
Outfield players:  Timothy Awany, Patrick Kaddu, Moses Waiswa, Mustafa Kizza, Mustafa Mujuzi, Allan Kyambadde, Bernard Muwanga, Allan Okello, Nelson Senkatuka, Ibrahim Saddam Juma, Ambrose Kirya, Taddeo Lwanga, Isaac Isinde & Bashir Asiku
MAIN PHOTO: Uganda Cranes players in training on Friday morning