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Uganda Cranes arrive in Alexandria, set to train later today

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Russia

Egypt vs Uganda

venue: Borg El Arab Stadium, Alexandria

Time:8pm (Egypt Time, 9pm in Uganda)

The National football team –Uganda Cranes arrived safely in Alexandria ahead of Tuesday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Russia against Egypt at Borg El Arab Stadium.

Kick off time is 8pm (Egypt Time, 9pm in Uganda) and will be broadcast live on 102.1 FUFA fm by experienced sports journalist Abu Zikusooka.

The Uganda Cranes arrived in Cairo at 7.35am local time aboard Egypt Air before embarking on a two and half hour journey by road to Alexandria.

Cairo based Ugandan fans were at the Airport to welcome the Uganda Cranes contingent while Leader of Delegation who travelled well ahead of the team Hamid Juma was also at the airport.

‘We plan to have a training session later today at 5.30pm but I need my players to rest. We are in good shape for the stay here as we plan for the game against Egypt’ said Head coach Moses Basena who will miss the services of coach Matia Lule who couldn’t make the trip.

Moment for fun: L-R Khalid Aucho, Godfrey Walusimbi and Milton Karisa at Cairo International Airport.

‘The Head coach will miss Matia Lule who couldn’t readily avail his passport for the trip. It was a challenge to get his travel document as he had presented it to one of the Embassies for travel and couldn’t be released in time’ said FUFA Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein

Planning for the downfall of Egypt in Alexandria. Ibra Sekagya, Denis Onyango and Moses Basena at Radisson Blu Hotel.

FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo also traveled with the team to the North African Country for the match.

Ready for duty: L-R Tormentors of the Egyptians at Namboole Denis Onyango, and Emma Okwi, Kizito Luwagga, Murushid Juuko and Ismail Watenga in Cairo on Sunday morning
Beach Soccer Delegate and Chairman of Uganda Beach Soccer Association Deo Mutabazi happy to see Leader of Delegation Hamid Juma (R) in Alexandria
Defender Nico Wadada (L) in a deep conversation with FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo

Contingent in Alexandria

Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango (GK), Ismail Watenga, Benjamin Ochan (GK)

Other Squad Members: Nico Wakiro Wadada, Godfrey Walusimbi, Isaac Isinde, Murushid Juuko, Wasswa Hassan Mawanda, Khalid Aucho, Emmanuel Arnold Okwi, Faruku Miya, Derrick Nsibambi,  Joseph Benson Ochaya, Bernard Muwanga, Ivan Ntege, Muzamiru Mutyaba, William Luwagga Kizito, Milton Karisa, Isaac Muleme and Geoffrey Serunkuma.

FUFA President-Eng. Moses Magogo

L.O.D-Hamid Juma-Executive Committee Member

Technical: Moses Basena, Fred Kajoba, Ibrahim Sekagya

Medical Team: Dr. Ronald Kisolo, Ivan Ssewanyana (Physiotherapist)

Muyinda Cris-Team Coordinator

Ahmed Hussein-Communications Manager

Abu Zikusooka-102.1 FUFA fm

Tabu Santos (Northern Region FA Delegate), Deo Mutabazi (Beach Soccer Delegate/Chairman Uganda Beach Soccer Association), Sumaya Kiwanuka (PAP).


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