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Uganda Cranes striker Okwi dares Ghana Black Stars | FIFA World Cup 2018 RUSSIA Qualifiers

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Russia 

Uganda Cranes vs Ghana Black Stars 

Saturday 7th October, 2017 

Venue: Mandela National Stadium, Namboole 

Charges: 30,000/-, 70,000/- and 150,000/-

Kick off Time: 4:00 p.m

As days draw closer to the must win 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifier against Ghana, Uganda Cranes players are getting more confident with clear hopes of overpowering the Black Stars this Saturday during the group E clash at Namboole stadium.
Emma Okwi who silenced the Egypt Pharaohs at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole is also optimistic that the Cranes will register victory against Ghana Black Stars come Saturday.
‘Personally, i am set together with my teammates to encounter Ghana. This is almost a game of our lives we must win to stay in contention for the World Cup slot’ noted Okwi, a forward with Tanzanian giants, Simba Sports Club.
Okwi (left) with the rest of the players in warm up at Buziga Islamic play ground
The silky goal poacher also remarked about his current form with the club and the National team, which gives him confidence that he will see the back of the net, again at the same fortress where Uganda Cranes has flourished over the years.
‘The role of a striker is to score goals. I score at my club and I scored the last goal for the Cranes against Egypt and this gives me confidence about the upcoming game’ Okwi added.
The team trained Buziga Islamic Institute on  Thursday evening.
Team captain Dennis Onyango during the Thursday session
The last training session will be held on Friday 6th October 2017 at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole 2.30 pm before Ghana Black Stars’ final session at 4 p.m.
L-R: Godfrey ‘Jjajja Walu’ Walusimbi, Tonny Mawejje, William Luwagga Kizito and Faruku Miya during the warming up session in the Thursday session
Players who trained with the team on Thursday:
Goalkeepers: Benjamin Ochan ,Ismail Watenga & Denis Onyango.
Outfield players: Nico Wadada,  Denis Iguma,  Savio Kabugo, Bernard Muwanga,  Isaac Muleme, Timothy Awanyi, Ivan Ntege, Muzamir Mutyaba,  Tom Masiko,  Derrick Nsibambi,  Nelson Senkatuka, Isaac Isinde,  Joseph Ochaya, Godfrey Walusimbi, Hassan Wasswa,  Tonny Mawejje, William Kizito Luwagga,  Emmanuel Okwi, Edrisa Lubega, Geofrey Serunkuma & Faruku Miya


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