Mulindwa challenges Cranes stars
Publish Date: May 14, 2014
Mulindwa challenges Cranes stars
  • mail
  • img

By Bruno Mugooda

Nations Cup Qualifier (Sunday, 3pm)

Madagascar v Uganda

CECAFA vice president Lawrence Mulindwa has challenged the Cranes to reward Ugandans’ faith in the team with a remarkable result away in Madagascar.

After attending the team’s training session in Njeru on Wednesday, the former FUFA president asked the players to show commitment and passion for the sake of national pride.

“Its good that you have shown commitment by all turning up for duty.

Your performance on pitch over the two legs will salvage national pride. We want you to play with the enthusiasm and passion that you have shown in the previous qualifiers,’’ said Mulindwa.

“Although I left FUFA, I am still in touch with you. You can count on me for support. You have to make sure that we make it past Madagascar so that our fans can be proud of you,’’ he added.

Crane head coach Micho Sredojevic pointed that training on the artificial turf in Njeru will prepare the players for the same conditions expected at Madagascar’s Rabemananjara Stadium in Mahajanga. 

“I call up on fans to have confidence in this Cranes team,’’ Micho hinted. 

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
120 golfers for Pepsi Independence tournament
Uganda professional golfers have another opportunity to make an extra buck when they compete in the Pepsi Independence Day Golf Tournament at Palm Valley and Country Club on Thursday....
Rowers fancy their chances in Tunisia
NATIONAL rowing coach Rodrick Muhumuza is certain his team is capable of finishing among the top performers as they make their first appearance at the African Olympic Qualification Regatta...
East Africa Cycling Tour gets underway
PREPARATIONS for the formation of the East Africa Cycling Tour got underway at Lugogo with a German guest rider pedaling off for the exploratory ride to Rwanda...
Byekwaso lands USPA’s September gong
SPORTS journalists under their umbrella Uganda Sports Press Association voted bodybuilder Ivan Byekwaso as the Nile Special USPA Sports Personality for the month of September...
Power begin Zone V quest in style
UGANDA''S quest for a much awaited FIBA Africa Zone 5 Basketball Club Championship started on the right note as the City Oilers and TigerHead Power secured comfortable victories...
FIFA head hopeful accuses Blatter of smear
FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-Joon has accused Sepp Blatter of trying to smear him via the body's ethics committee, in a bid to force the South Korean to his candidacy...
Should Makerere University fees policy be reviewed?
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter