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Cranes II in offing

By Vision Reporter

Added 8th November 2002 03:00 AM

A new national team —The Cranes — is being formed.
The team will be made of youngster with energy, vision and love for their country.

By Norman Katende
and Reuben Olita

A new national team —The Cranes — is being formed.
The team will be made of youngster with energy, vision and love for their country.

National coach Paul Hasule and U-23 coach Leo Adraa will combine ideas in seeing that the team is developed.

The duo will be in charge of a joint team of U-23 and national players who are training for the All Africa Games qualifiers and CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup at Lugogo
FUFA president Denis Obua said that this would help Uganda produce a team to reckon in the future.

“We are in a process of restructuring the team. You do not have to reshuffle the team at once but you do it in bits so that the new faces gain experience from the old guards,” said Obua.

r Uganda Cranes will have to contend with another opponent and revised fixtures following Eritrea's late entry in the November 30 - December 14 Senior Challenge Cup in Tanzania.

Confirming the latest developments in Nairobi yesterday, CECAFA secretary Nicholas Musonye also announced the breakthrough in the event's sponsorship, to be availed early next week.

Somalia were incorporated in Cranes group 'B'matches to be played in Arusha, bringing to five the total number of teams. Others are defending champions,Ethiopia, Rwanda and Zanzibar.

Eritrea replaces Somalia in group 'A'.
Following the changes, Cranes will now take on Somalia in their first match of the group on December 1.

Cranes II in offing

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