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Charity Match: Uganda Cranes Coach Micho returns ahead of trip to Nakasongola

Charity Match: Nakasongola Select vs Uganda Cranes

Venue: St Lawrence Primary School, Migyera

Date: Saturday 23rd July, 2016

Time: 4pm

Charges: 5,000/-

Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic returned to the country on Wednesday afternoon ahead of the Corporate Social Responsibility charity match to be played on Saturday 23rd July 2016 in Nakasongola.

Milutin had traveled for a brief holiday after a tight schedule for the Uganda Cranes months back.

He is expected to name the squad that will face the Nakasongola select side ahead of the the upcoming AFCON Qualifier fixture against Comoros on 3rd September 2016 at Mandela National Stadium. Uganda Cranes will also play two matches-against Buganda region Select under the Cranes regional tours and international friendly against Kenya on 30th August.


FUFA Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein during the weekly Press conference with FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo (R) and Executive Cimmittee Memebr Sam Mpiima (M). Hussein revealed that all was set  for the Charity game on Saturday in Nakasongola.

 Proceeds from the game will go towards  renovation of the Nakasongola Health Centre IV maternity ward.

The charity match is an initiative of 97.3 fm Simba Radio, Nakasongola District Football Association, Buganda region Football Association and FUFA getting back to the communities through football.

Recently FUFA conducted  a CSR activity where the public donated clothes and other items through the 2016 Uganda Cup which were handed over to the  Missionaries of the poor in Kisenyi.

Hussein added ‘ The Inspector General of Police General Kale Kayihura has also joined the CSR activity by asking his team to provide enough security for this match’

The football pitch at St Lawrence Primary School in Migyera to host Nakasongola Select vs Uganda Cranes match

Micho told that;

‘I will select a good team for this match. We want to leave a mark in Nakasongola and also help in this noble cause’

After the Nakasongola Charity match the Cranes will prepare for the Buganda Region Tour on 30th  July 2016 at Masaka Recreation Grounds.

MAIN PHOTO: Micho with FUFA Chief Executive Officer Edgar Watson (L) at FUFA Houuse today shortly after returning to the country from his holiday.

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