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Uganda U-17 Vs Zambia U-17 : Match Preview | CAF U -17 Qualifiers


Sat, 27th September 2014:

Uganda Vs Zambia

At Nakivubo Stadium

Entry Fees : 5000/= (Ordinary) and 20,000/= (VIP)

Kick off Time: 4 pm

Gates open at 1 :30 pm

Uganda Under 17 national team, The Cubs face Zambia Young Chipolopolo at Nakivubo Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

This is the return leg for the two sides playing for a slot at next year’s CAF U-17 finals that will take place in Niger, West Africa.


Zambia trained at Makerere University grounds on Thursday and held the last training at Nakivubo. They arrived on Thursday morning with Ethiopian Airlines and have been accomodated at Grand Global Hotel.

Zambia leads 2 – 0 from the first leg that was played two weeks back at the Nkoloma National stadium in Lusaka.

Patson Daka and Edwin Chipile scored for the Young Chipolopolo in the first leg.


Hulius Poloto fights for the ball with a Rwandan opponent at Namboole during earlier round.

Uganda’s coach, Matia Lule promises a spirited fight coming into the fixture. “We shall fight a gallant fight”, he told

Chris Kaunda the Zambian coach promised an attack minded game to kill off the Ugandans. “In Zambia, we played first and the second half is at Nakivubo” he said.

The match will be handled by referees from Seychelles with the match commissioner coming from Tanzania.

The Zambian Squad:

Goalkeepers: Danny Sinkanyika and Jackson Kakunta.

Defenders: Edward Chimfwembe, Salati Lungu, Edwin Chipile, Wayne Musemba, Prosper Chiluya, Kingsley Musabula, Gift Sikaonga.

Midfielders: Enock Mwepu, Changwe Kalale, Victor Chungu, Musonda Siame, Shadreck Kambwili, Garry Mweelwa.

Strikers: Patson Daka, Pumulo Siwanga and Kenny Sinkala.

Head Coach: Chris Kaunda; Assistant Coach: Joel Bwalya

Ugandan Sqaud:

Eric Kibowa and Edward Kasibante (Goal Keepers)

Andrew Okiring (captain), Kato Samuel Neheyimana, Joel Jangeyambe, Alex Komakech, Diego Katumba, Bashir Asiku (Defenders)

Emmanuel Olinga (Vice Captain), Frank Tumwesige, Julius Poloto, Pius Obuya, Hassan Ssenyonjo (Midfielders)

Charles Ssebutinde, Willy Ochen, Muhammed Shaban, Ezra Bidda (Strikers)

MAIN PHOTO: FUFA president, Moses Magogo inspects the team during the earlier round held at Namboole against Rwanda. Uganda won 4 – 0.

PHOTO CREDITS: FUFA communications department

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