Cranes must win the Zimbabwe game if their hopes of staying in the Rugby Africa tier 1A group are to stay alive
To reach the finals, Uganda Hippos eliminated Kenya Hitlers 24-14 while the Lady Cranes saw off Kenya Dragons 46-5 in the semi-finals.
Uganda needed clinical execution to have a chance of winning
South African coach John Duncan is also optimistic that his side can upset Namibia
The win gave coach Robert Sseguya a ray of hope
These were the words of wisdom from former Rugby Cranes' forward coach Brian Makalama in a conversation with New Vision.
Rugby Cranes are training at Cheetahs Rugby Club in Free State South Africa, ahead of their Rugby Africa Tier 1A fixtures next month.
As part of the preparations for their first Rugby Africa Tier A match against Namibia on July 2, the Cranes travel to South Africa.
The Ugandans were no match for the fast and physically strong Kenyans
Coach Sseguya named five rookies in his squad including Paul Masendi, Philip Wokorach, Saul Kivumbi, Byron Oketa and Elijah Ssegawa to face Kenya on Saturday...
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