Just two days after hammering Slovakia 3-1, the Uganda football side the ‘Cranes’ has yet again got a promising 4-1 result against a Dubai-based league side Masfoot last evening.
This has been the fourth game the Uganda Cranes have played having battled against Tunisia, Slovenia and Slovakia
Last week cranes lost 2-0 to Tunisia before shocking Slovenia with a1-0 win (goal scored by young star Mohamed Shaban) in a game that was played behind closed doors on Friday
In their third game played on Sunday Micho’s boys defeated Slovakia 3-1 thanks to goals from Moses Oloya in the fifth minute, Miya Farouk in the fourteenth minute and Captain Geoffrey Massa that come the second half.
This game that was mainly purposed to give playing time to players that missed playing in the Slovakia game saw Godfrey Walusimbi, Aucho Khalid, Farouk Miya and Shafik Batambuze scoring the four goals for the cranes.
According to our reliable source, Africa’s 2016 best player in Africa Denis Masinde Onyango also made his first appearance when he replaced Salim Jamal in the second half.
Cranes will now play their last trial game against Africa Cup’s defending champions Ivory Coast on Wednesday 11th Jan 2017 before proceeding to Gabon.
The highly waited 2017 FCON finals are expected to start on January 14, 2017 with hosts Gabon playing Guinea-Bissau Well as Uganda cranes which is placed in Group D together with Ghana, Mali and Egypt will kick start their tournament against Ghana Black Stars at the Port Gentil Stadium on 17th January.
Uganda’s second game will be against the Egypt on 21st January in Port Gentil before playing Mali in the last group game on the 25th January 2017 in Oyem