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Uganda registers first leg away victory over Togo

2018 FIFA WORLD CUP RUSSIA QUALIFIERS-Preliminary Competition Africa Zone-Round

Return Leg:

Sunday, 15th November 2015

Uganda Vs Togo (Uganda now leads 1-0 on aggregate)

 Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, 4pm

Charges: 20,000/= (Ordinary), 50,000/= (VIP), 120,000/= (VVIP)

Uganda Cranes have picked a crucial  1-0 away victory in the first leg of the FIFA World Cup qualifier  at the Kegue stadium on Thursday.

Uganda’s only goal of the day was scored by Farouk Miya following a powerfully executed free-kick on 40 minutes that was slightly diverted by Joseph Ochaya and a Togolese defender.

Uganda Cranes goal keeper, Denis Onyango saved a second half penalty from Mathieu Dossevi.

The head coach, Milutin ‘Micho‘ Sredojevic called for three changes.

Hamis Kizza was replaced by Brian Umony in the first change of the game.

Later, Moses Oloya paved way for Geofrey Kizito before team skipper Geofrey Massa was replaced by Ceaser Okhuti.


The team returns on Friday afternoon.

The return leg will take place in Kampala at the Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole on Sunday, 15th November 2015.

The referees were from Guinea.

Uganda Cranes XI:

Denis Onyango (GK), Denis Iguma, Joseph Ochaya, Isaac Isinde, Murushid Juuko, Khalid Awucho, Tonny Mawejje, Moses Oloya, Farouk Miya, Massa Geofrey (Captain) and Hamis Kizza


Robert Odongkara  (GK), Godfrey Walusimbi, Geofrey Kizito, Ivan Bukenya, Ceaser Okhuti, William Luwagga Kizito and Brian Umony.

Match Officials:

Referee: Keita Yakhouba (Guinea)

Assistant Referee 1: Doumbouya Aboubacar (Guinea)

Assistant referee 2: Raffi Abdel (Guinea)

Fourth Official: Leno Baba (Guinea)

Referee Assessor: Njipendi Kuoto Marcel (Cameroon)

Match  Commissioner: Ouedraogo Yacouba (Burkina Faso)

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