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FUFA Statement: Uganda Cranes team in motor accident, players safe

The Uganda Cranes team has been involved in a motor accident at Jami a few Kilo Metres from Kamonkoli near Mbale Town where the bus  collided with a commuter taxi on Tuesday 8th December 015 at around 15:30 hrs East African Time after a front Tyre puncture on the Cranes Bus.

The Uganda Cranes players were returning from Soroti to meet the President of the Republic of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni where they presented to him the CECAFA Senior Challenge cup they won in Ethiopia.

All the Uganda Cranes players and officials are safe with however four people given first aid treatment but no serious injuries.

These include Ahmed Hussein (FUFA Communications head), Players Kezironi Kizito, Denis Okot Oola and Hassan Wasswa Dazo.

Efforts have been made to secure other means of   transport for the players and officials back to Kampala.

We shall update you on any information as it unfolds.

FUFA will hold a press conference on Thursday 10th December, 2015 at FUFA House starting 10am.

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