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Cranes to face Senegal in friendly match

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 13th April 2017 03:45 PM

The last time Uganda faced Senegal was in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers

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Cranes coach Micho Sredojevic consoles striker Emma Okwi after the loss to Senegal in Marrakech. Photo by Mpalanyi Ssentongo

The last time Uganda faced Senegal was in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers

In a bid, to prepare for the 2019 AFCON qualifiers, Uganda Cranes will take on West African giants Senegal in a friendly.

The international friendly match slated for June 6th will be held in Dakar.

Cranes will be preparing for their opening game of the qualifiers against Cape Verde to be played between June 5-13 .

"It will be a good test for our players before taking on Cape Verde. We know the value of such matches before playing competitive game where points are at stake” FUFA communications officer Ahmed Hussein stated.

“We are very grateful of the Senegal Football Federation," he added.

The last time Uganda faced Senegal was in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers. Uganda lost 1-0 to Senegal in the game that was played in Marrakech, Morocco.

Uganda is drawn in Group L with Cape Verde, Tanzania and Lesotho.

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