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Fans geared up for Cranes game

By Lawrence Mulondo

Added 4th September 2016 12:16 PM

Vuvuzela? Check. Jersey? Check. Ticket? Check. It's going down today at Namboole Stadium.

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Vuvuzela? Check. Jersey? Check. Ticket? Check. It's going down today at Namboole Stadium.

From vuvuzelas to face painting and to jerseys, every time the Uganda national football team, best known as The Cranes, is going to play a major tournament on home soil, the streets of especially Kampala take on a new look.

And today's game against Comoros is no different.

The fans know very well that the boys need their backing as the '13th player' to succeed, and in the same spirit, the players also know that they have to do their best as regards the matters on the turf.

Today's AFCON Group D qualifier promises to take Uganda through to the finals in Gabon if they beat Comoros, who no longer stand a chance at advancing.

In the build-up to the much-anticipated 5pm (Ugandan time) match, New Vision's Lawrence Mulondo took a leisurely stroll around the streets of Kampala and captured the mood . . .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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