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We are not under pressure, says Uganda Cranes head coach Micho

Total African Nations Championship 2018 – Kenya

Uganda – South Sudan, 4 pm EAT

Philip Omondi Stadium, Lugogo

Entrance: 15,000/- (Ordinary), 25,000/-(VIP), 50,000/ (VVIP)

Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevich is confident the national side is in the best shape ahead of their CHAN 2018 second round return leg qualifier game against South Sudan.

The Cranes had their last training session at Philip Omondi stadium on Friday afternoon before checking into camp at the African Bible University in Lubowa.

“With due respect to our opponents and the game of football I have asked my players to relax and enjoy their game tomorrow.  We have worked so hard to correct the few mistakes that I and my technical team noticed last weekend and also tried to resolve our biggest weakness last weekend of lacking efficiency at converting the chances we got.” Micho stated after the training at Lugogo.

Micho supervises the work outs

‘I trust and believe in the abilities of the players we have and don’t want them to put any kind of pressure on themselves. if anyone should be under pressure it should be me and not them. I want them to be at ease, play and enjoy the game I know we shall get the result we want; a result that is going to make all Ugandans happy and proud but at the same time entertain.’ Micho added.

After a goalless draw in the opposite fixture, Micho’s charges needs to win to qualify for the 3rd and last round of the qualifiers set to meet the winner between Rwanda and Tanzania who face of in another fixture of the qualifiers.

Meanwhile, the South Sudanese team trained at Lugogo on Friday evening.

Players in camp 

Goalkeepers: Ismail Watenga, Saidi Keni

Defenders: Nico Wakiro Wadada, Paul Musamali, Savio Kabugo, Isaac Muleme, Timothy Awanyi, Bernard Muwanga

Midfielders: Nicholas Kasozi, Shafiq Kagimu, Tom Masiko, Simon Serunkuma, Muzamil Mutyaba, Paul Mucureezi, Moses Waiswa

Strikers: Geofrey Serunkuma, Derrick Nsibambi and Kariisa Milton

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