Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin Micho Sredojevic believes the time left is not so much and preparations have started immediately.
“We do not have enough time to prepare for the game against Comoros. We only have 57 days left. We need to prepare the players well technically, tactically and physically” Micho told the media at the FUFA Weekly press conference held on Wednesday in Mengo, Kampala.
Micho is confident that Uganda with 10 points in group D, same with Burkina Faso heading into the last game with Comoros at home.
Three points for Uganda on the day will see the Cranes qualify to the African Cup of Nations finals for the first time since Ghana 1978.
Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) President, Eng. Moses Magogo also thanked every individual whose efforts to help the National football team, the Cranes secured the crucial away victory against Botswana which cannot go unnoticed.
Uganda Cranes has done well to pick two away wins in the same qualification campaign.
“I thank all the players, technical team, FUFA advance team to Zimbabwe and Botswana headed by the FUFA finance, Decolas Kizza, our technical team and players also did a commendable job, the FUFA Executive and staff, my predecessor, Mr Lawrence Mulindwa, for all the fans who traveled from as far as Swaziland, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Gaborone, i thank them in a special way.
Uganda Cranes defeated Botswana 2-1 at the Francistown sports complex. William Luwagga Kizito, who plays in Portugal, scored the opening goal on the day while Gor Mahia midfielder, Aucho Khalid scored the other goal.
The Fufa President also hinted on preparations for the next game against Comoros that will be communicated later.
“We have started immediate preparations for the game against Comoros and the details will be released to the public as soon as possible. We are not into the mathematical lessons. We need maximum points in the next game” he added.
Micho and the Uganda hosts Comoros in the last game of group D at Nelson Mandela National Stadium in Kampala on 3rd September 2016. Burkina Faso shall also be against Botswana in Ouagadougou on the same day.