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CHAN: Cranes captain Wadada asks for fans support

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 10th August 2017 02:34 PM

Uganda’s opponents Rwanda were expected to arrive in the country today

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Uganda’s opponents Rwanda were expected to arrive in the country today

Final Round

First leg

Saturday

Uganda v Rwanda

At St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende (4pm)

Entry Fees: Ordinary sh15,000,  VIP sh25,000 and VVIP sh50,000.

Return leg

August 18

Rwanda v  Uganda

Uganda Cranes local based team captain Nicholas Wadada has urged fans to turn up in big numbers to support them when they take on Rwanda in the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier this Saturday at St Mary’s Kitende.

“We have had a good training session and feel ready for the match on Saturday. We call upon the fans to come and support us on the day,” stated  Wadada.

Cranes who entered residential camp at African Bible University Lubowa, will be expected to conduct their second last training session today at Kitende.

Meanwhile, defender defender Savio Kabugo limped out of training  after sustaining an injury. But he will need to pass fitness test from the team doctors if is to feature on Saturday.

Uganda’s opponents Rwanda  were expected to arrive in the country today and will be residing at Imperial hotel,Entebbe.

After the weekend tie, the two sides will faceoff in the return leg next Staturday in Kigali with winner from both legs qualifying for 2018 finals in Kenya.

Cranes eliminated South Sudan 5-1 on aggregate to reach the final round while Rwanda ejected Tanzania on away goals rule.

The Uganda Cranes players in Training:

Goalkeepers: Isma Watenga, Benjamin Ochan and Saidi Keni

Outfield players: Nico Wadada Wakiro (C), John Adriko, Savio Kabugo, Bernard Muwanga, Deus Bukenya, Erisa Ssekisambu, Shafiq Kagimu, Nelson Senkatuka, Frank ‘Zagga’ Tumwesigye, Paul Mucureezi, Milton Karisa, Nico Wakiro Wadada, Isaac Muleme, Paul Musamali, Rashid Toha, Bernard Muwanga,Tom Masiko, Moses Waiswa, Milton Karisa, Simon Sserunkuma, Muzamiru Mutyaba, Derrick Nsibambi, Shafiq Kagimu, Shaban Muhammed

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