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UEFA Assist U17: Uganda vs Cameroon Game Postponed Due to Unfavorable Weather Conditions in Antalya

UEFA Assist U17 International Tournament Turkey

Uganda vs Cameroon Game Postponed Due to Unfavorable Weather Conditions

Uganda U17 national team will have to wait until Tuesday (tomorrow) to get into action after the game against Cameroon has been called.

The organisers of the UEFA Assist U17 International Tournament confirmed that the game will not take place on Monday as earlier scheduled due to unfavorable weather conditions.

The Cubs were supposed to take on Cameroon at 4PM today but the game has been postponed to midday on Tuesday.

‘The heavy rains on Monday left all the grounds flooded and the organizers pushed ahead our match to Tuesday. The Players remain focused for the match’ Darius Mugoye, Leader of Delegation.

Head coach Jackson Magera had already released the team that was going to face Cameroon.

Oyo Delton (1), Sekimbegga Kevin (4), Ibrahim Juma (9), John Rogers (6), Kizito Gavin (5), Ekellot Ibrahim (12), Sekajja Davis (11), Kakaire Thomas (14), Mugulusi Isma (2), Kakande Shafic (23), Mugisha Rogers (21)

Substitutes

Komakech Jack (18),Wasswanga Shafiki (3), Mwaka Polycarp (15), Opaala Edrine Mukisa (17), Alou John Kokas (13), Asaba Ivan (16), Kasozi Samson (7), Kiddawalime Soul (8), Jarieko James (20)

The tournament is used as precursor ahead of the U17 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Tanzania next month.

Uganda will be playing at the tournament for the first time after sealing qualification last year when they won the CAF/CECAFA regional championship in Tanzania.

L-R; Asaba Ivan, Kakaire Thomas, Kizito Gavin Mugweri and Mugisha Rogers during training in Antalya

 

Coach Magera Jackson gives instruction to the youngsters in Turkey

Team captain Garvin  Kizito Mugweri on Cameroon

‘We are playing our first game against Cameroon- a team we believe to be more physical but we are determined to win.  The level of fitness in the camp is commendable and our coaches have also prepared us in the best way possible to encounter any opponent’

Team Captain Kizito Gavin Mugweri in control of the ball on Sunday evening in Antalya, Turkey

 

Goalie Oyo Delton during training

MAIN PHOTO: Cubs Warm-up on day two of their training in Turkey

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