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U-17 Uganda Cubs reach safely in Seychelles

U-17 African Qualifier (1st leg)

Sat, 14th June 2014

Seychelles Vs Uganda

In Victoria

Time: 4:30pm in Seychelles (3.30 pm in Uganda)

The Uganda National U-17 team, The Cubs reached safely in the Victoria City of Seychelles on Friday at 13 : 30 hours.

The 25 man contingent had left Uganda on Thursday morning (5:00 am) with the Kenyan Airlines flight.

The Cubs are set to play Seychelles in the qualifier for the next year’s African U-17 championships that will be held in Niger.

“The players are prepared mentally and physically for the task ahead on Saturday. We are not under any sort of pressure to bring the results but we shall fight for the best”, the team’s head coach, Matia Lule told shortly after arrival.

No injuries:

Matia Lule also confirmed that all the players are injury free and available for selection to represent their country with passion.

Right full back, Andrew Isiagi Okiring, who plays in Carlisle in the United States of America is team captain assisted by Gor Mahia academy player, Emmanuel Olinga.

The return leg will be played at Nakivubo Stadium on the 28th June 2014.

The Cubs players in Seychelles:

Goal keepers: Eric Kibowa and Edward Kasibante

Defenders: Alex Komakech , Andrew Okiring, Charles Sebutinde , Bashir Asiku and Samuel Kato Nemeyumana

Midfielders: Julius Poloto, Joel Jangeyambe, Stephen Bongomin, Badru Nsubuga, Eric Cwinyi Oting , Frank Tumwesigye, and Musa Mukalazi

Strikers: Emmanuel Olinga , Kipper Luwalo, Pius Obuya and Shaban Muhammed

PHOTO: A happy group of The Cubs team sing as they warm down at the last training session held at Nakivubo prior their departure on Thursday

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