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TOTAL AFCON Egypt finals 2019: Uganda high profile government officials arrive in Cairo

When Uganda Cranes kick starts its 2019 TOTAL AFCON campaign in Egypt on Saturday against DR Congo, there will be a good representation especially on the side of the Central Government.

On Friday, a delegation of high profile officials led by the second Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Ali Kirunda Kivejinja (representing HE Yoweri Kaguta Museveni) arrived in Cairo ready for the match.

Hon. Kivejinja, also the minister for East Africa Community Affairs was accompanied by other ministers as well in Egypt.

Hon Nakiwala greets the second deputy prime minister Ali Kirunda Kivejinja in Cairo
Officials share a light moment in Cairo
Government and FUFA officials recieve the second deputy prime minister Ali Kirunda Kivejinja (with glasses in Cairo) on Friday

He was officially received by the Ambassador of Uganda to Egypt Sam Sebuliba Male,  the leader of the Uganda Cranes’ delegation Hon. Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi and the of Minister of State for Tourism Hon. Godfrey Kiwanda.

The officials are joined by members from the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), members of parliament as well as fans who traveled to Egypt for the game.

Uganda Cranes kick off their 7th AFCON campaign on Saturday, 22nd June 2019 with a date against Democratic Republic of Congo at the Cairo International Stadium (5 PM).

Egypt leads group A following their 1-0 win against Zimbabwe in the official opening match on Friday.

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