Organisers said they had agreed to the change after discussions with meteorological experts, as well as player and coach representatives.
New Vision Sports looks back to some of the coaches who have inspired Uganda to the Africa Nations Cup finals.
Vision Group staff dressed in Uganda Cranes jerseys as a sign of solidarity and support as the Uganda Cranes play against Zimbabwe tonight.
Farouk Miya nets the decisive goal as Uganda storms Gabon 2017.
"I am optimistic they will emerge victorious," tweets President Yoweri Museveni.
All that the Cranes have to do today is beat lightweights Comoros at Namboole.
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