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Crested Cranes remain Optimistic Ahead of return leg encounter with Ethiopia  




CAF Africa Women’s Tournament Tokyo 2020 Olympics  Games
Preliminary Round, ReturnLeg

Saturday 6th April 2019

StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo at 4pm

Fees: 5,000/=(Ordinary), 10,000/= (VIP) and 20,000/=(VVIP)

Uganda vs Ethiopia  (Ethiopia leads 2-3 agg)

Uganda National Women football team-Crested Cranes conducted their last training session on Friday evening at the StarTimes Stadium,  Lugogo.

Crested Cranes during training at Lugogo on Friday
The one and a half hour session mainly focused on team work,  attack and transition under the watchful eye of head tactician Faridah Bulega,  her assistant Edward Kaziba,  Goalkeeping coach James Magala and physical fitness trainer Oliver Mbekeka.
Head coach Faridah Bulega showing the players some skills during training
The session was also watched by FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo
FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo (3rd L) and other FUFA staff at Lugogo watching Crested Cranes final training session.
After the session,  Bulega assured Ugandans that she has prepared her team in the best way and ready for the encounter.
We are in good shape and ready for the game. The team has had a good recovery process since returning from Ethiopia. Our target is to win and qualify for the next level. We are at home and we must play to home advantage’ said Bulega.
Team Captain Tracy Jones Akiror is optimistic that the Crested Cranes have the ability to overturn the 3-2 defeat by Ethiopia.
We did not get the result we wanted but I’m happy that we got those two goals. I believe we have the ability to score not just one but many here’ said Tracy