The Uganda Cranes resumed training after a 3-1 victory over Rwanda in the 1st leg of the CHAN 2018 qualifier with a brace from Muzamiru Mutyaba and one goal from Derrick Nsibambi last Saturday.
The 2nd leg of the qualifier will be played at the Kigali Regional Stadium, Nyamirambo in Kigali on August 19, and coach Moses Basena’s team returned to training at KCCA home ground in Lugogo to prepare for the game, in which the Cranes only need a draw to play in the CHAN tournament next January.
The team was joined by players Martin Kizza and Timothy Awanyi, who missed the match against Rwanda due to their trials in South Africa.
Vipers SC players also missed the match because they had a friendly match with Tanzanian club Azam FC, who were concluding their 10-day visit in Uganda. The match was played at St. Mary’s Stadium and Azam won 1-0.
The team is expected to set off for Kigali on Thursday evening.
The CHAN competition is for only home-based players and it will be hosted by Kenya next year.
Players who attended the training session:
Benjamin Ochan (GK), Said Keni (GK), Isaac Muleme, Bernard Muwanga, Timothy Awanyi, Savio Kabugo,Paul Musamali, John Adriko, Martin Kizza, Muzamir Mutyaba, Shafic Kagimu, Paul Mucureezi, Nelson Senkatuka and Derrick Nsibambi.
CHAN 2018 Qualifiers
Rwanda Vs Uganda
Saturday, 19th August 2017
Kigali Regional Stadium, (4 pm)