AFCON Qualifiers: Uganda Cranes Depart for Malawi Ahead of Decisive Duel

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• Malawi Vs Uganda Cranes – 4pm (Monday)

Uganda Cranes contingent has on Sunday morning left the country ahead of the final and decisive 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification game against the Flames of Malawi slated for tomorrow evening.

The contingent left aboard Uganda Airlines Chartered flight to Blantyre with FUFA Executive Committee Member Ronnie Kalema as the Leader of the Delegation.

Also, FUFA President and CAF Executive Committee member Eng. Moses Hashim Magogo, 1st Vice President Justus Mugisha and FUFA Executive Committee Member Ariga Rasoul travelled with the team.

Head coach Abdallah Mubiru named a 23 man travelled squad that will conduct a light training session upon their arrival in the evening at Kamuzu Stadium prior to the game proper at 4pm (EAT) in the same venue.

Uganda Cranes (8 points) will aim at avoiding any form of defeat against Malawi (7 points) to qualify for the final tournament scheduled to take place in Cameroon.

Burkina Faso (9 points) became the first team to progress from group B after a barren draw with Uganda on Saturday at the St Mary’s Stadium in Kitende. They will host South Sudan (3 points) in their last game on the same day.

The 23-man players squad

Denis Onyango, Magoola Salim Jamal, Ochaya Joseph, Nico Wadada, Juuko Murushid, Mukiibi Ronald, Kizza Mustapha, Lwaliwa Halidi, Azira Michael, Lwanga Taddeo, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Miya Faruku, Okello Allan, Moses Waiswa, Lumala Abdu, Kizito Luwaga, Okwi Emmanuel, Mugweri gavin, Kigonya Mathias, Sentamu Yunus, Isiagi Daniel, Lukwago Charles, Orit Ibrahim

Team Officials:

Leader of Delegation: Ronnie Kalema

Head coach: Abdallah Mubiru

Assistant Coach: Livingstone Mbabazi

Goalkeepers’ Coach: Fred Kajoba

Team Doctors: Katumba Yahaya and Emmanuel Nakabago

Team Nutritionist/Fitness Trainer: Felix Ayobo

FUFA Covid-19 Officer- Dr. Ahimbisibwe Apollo

Team Coordinator: Geofrey Massa

Team Media Officer: Stephen Mayamba

102.1 FUFA fm- Reagan Mulekeezi- Commentator

Kits men: Ayubu Balyejusa and Mulondo Samuel

Source – ChimpReports

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