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Pictorial: Uganda Cranes pip Egypt Pharaohs to ascend aloft group E | FIFA WORLD CUP Russia 2018 Qualifiers

FIFA WORLD CUP Russia 2018 (Qualifiers) – Group E:


Striker Emmanuel Arnold Okwi who turns out for Tanzania Premier side Simba was the hero for Uganda Cranes during the 1-0 victory against the Egypt Pharaohs in a group E match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole on Thursday.

Uganda is now top of the group with 7 points off 3 matches. Egypt follows with 6, Ghana (1) and Congo has no point so far (Ghana Black Stars hosts Congo on Friday evening). brings you some of the colourful images from the match.

Players joined some officials applaud the fans support after the game
The two goalkeeping captains Dennis Onyango and Essam El Hadary during the pre match customs
Uganda Cranes technical team during the singing of the national anthem
The two captains Dennis Onyango and Essam El-Hadary with the match officials before kick off
L-R: Goal hero Emmanuel Okwi, Joseph Benson Ochaya and Khalid Aucho wheel off in celebrations at Namboole
Khalid Aucho closes down an Egyptian opponent during the match
Egypt XI vs Uganda Cranes
Uganda Cranes XI Vs. Egypt
Uganda Cranes substitute players during the singing of the national anthem
Painted Uganda Cranes fans in the terraces
Officials during the Uganda Cranes team inspection
Officials during the singing of the national anthems before kick off
The FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo congratulates Isaac Isinde and the rest of the players in the dressing rooms
Goalkeeper Essam El Hadary collects a high ball
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