Goalkeepers are often unsung heroes but Uganda’s Denis Onyango became the wild exception in the last decade.
Uganda’s goalless draw against Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou on Wednesday night provided more testimony.
The Liverpool star struck on 15 minutes with a close-range shot after a passing move carved open the Ugandan defence in Cairo.
"I know most of the Zimbabwe players. I have played with some of them in the same clubs and majority play in the PSL (South Africa Premier League)"
The AFCON finals have 24 teams taking part for the first time.
The former SC Villa custodian’s extension means that he will spend more than a decade at Sundowns
Salim Jamal and Charles Lukwago will try to fill the void left by Denis Onyango who is sitting out this match
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane felt the goalkeeper was not protected by the referee during the game
To FUFA he seems like just any other footballer
The goalkeeper has for the second year running also been nominated on CAF’s candidates for player of the year
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