AFCON 2017 Group D Qualifier:
Saturday, 5th September 2015:
Comoros Vs Uganda (Mitsamiouli Stadium – 3:00 pm)
Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has showered special praise unto the president of the republic of Uganda, H.E General Yoweri Kaguta Museveni for timely financial offer to the Uganda Cranes travel for the upcoming AFCON 2017.
President Museveni on Tuesday called the FUFA President, Eng Moses Magogo to whom he communicated in the affirmative to the financial offer to the tune of $ 210,000 that the federation had requested to help in preparation of the team to Comoros.
The federation’s message of appreciation was conveyed by the spokesperson, Ahmed Hussein at the FUFA weekly press conference held at FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala.
On behalf of the federation, Hussein stated;
As FUFA we are so much appreciative of President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s generosity towards FUFA, the national team (The Uganda Cranes) and sports in general. The president’s message to the players showed how patriotic and passionate the president is towards the Uganda Cranes.
President Museveni personally follows proceedings of Cranes matches home and away.
He has a well documented track record of helping the federation (the Uganda Cranes in particular) at a time when the assistance is well needed.