Uganda cranes hold special prayers a head of Egypt match

Uganda Cranes players praying

The Uganda Cranes conducted the last training session on Wednesday evening ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier encounter against the Egypt Pharaohs at Mandela National Stadium.

The morale in camp is far above the ground as the boys have vowed to conquer the Pharaohs to clear their chances of qualifying for the world’s most precious football tournament for the first time.

Team captain Denis Masinde Onyango said that team needs maximum results from the game in a bid to broaden the chances of a place in Russia.

“We have to give in our best against Egypt because this game determines so match on our chance of qualifying for the World Cup. We need to utilize the home advantage to acquire maximum results before the return leg” observed Onyango.

Interim assistant coach Ibrahim Ssekagya (far left) with some of the players in brand Airtel bibs during the final training session on Wednesday evening

Onyango also believes that the 12th player (fans) is much needed at the pitch because they play a big role in morale boosting and adding liveliness to the game thus called upon Ugandans to come and support their team.

Uganda Cranes players for selection:

Goalkeepers: Dennis Onyango, Robert Odongkara, Ismail Watenga, Benjamin Ochan

Defenders: Nico Wakiro Wadada , Isaac Muleme, Timothy Dennis Awany , Murushid Juuko, Bernard Muwanga , Geofrey ‘Jajja Walu’ Walusimbi, Dennis Iguma, Paul Musamali, Isaac Isinde

Midfielders: Aucho Khalid,  Ivan ‘Kojja’ Ntege, Muzamiru Mutyaba, Paul Mucureezi, Tom Masiko,Shafiq Kagimu, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda, Joseph Ochaya, William Luwagga Kizito

Strikers: Derrick Nsibambi , Geofrey Sserunkuma, Emmanuel Okwi, Milton Karisa, Faruku Miya.

Ticket selling points:

FUFA House shop, Mengo – Kampala

Airtel Uganda shops: Ben Kiwanuka Street, Bweyogerere, Forest Mall, Bugolobi, Kampala Road

Jude Colour Solutions, Prime Complex – Kampala road

Katumwa Sports Center, Arua Park

Ham Shopping Grounds, Nakivubo

Dellah Attractions – Kampala Boulevard Building

Hardware World, Ntinda

City Shoppers  Super Market, Mukono

Tangosport Shop, Jinja

Shell Petrol Stations: Bugolobi, Shell Capital, Kibuye, Kabalagala, Kalerwe, Kireka

Total Petrol Stations: Arua Park, Nakivubo, City Center, Kajjansi, Bwaise,  Natete, Kireka, Bweyogerere, Kibuli

City Oil Petrol Stations: Namirembe, Gapco, Bombo Road, 7th Street, Kamwokya, Nakawa,

Kobil Petrol Stations: Kasubi, Kawempe


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