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Uganda leave for Niger for friendly ahead of Ghana AFCON clash

Published on: 31 August 2014
Ghana will play Uganda next week

Uganda on Sunday left for Niamey, Niger, for a training camp ahead of a 2015 AFCON qualifier against Ghana in Kumasi on Saturday.

Coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevicsaid before departure from the Entebbe International Airport in Kampala that they are determined to go and work hard to try and get a good result in Ghana.

The Cranes are expected to also face Niger on September 2 in Niamey in a warm-up game that the two teams will use to prepare ahead of the Afcon qualifiers.

Sredojevic’s team however traveled without playmaker Brian Majwega who has a muscle strain.

“It is unfortunate with shall miss Majwega, but he pulled a muscle while featuring for his team KCCA FC in the Cecafa Kagame Club Championships in Rwanda over a week ago,” Sredojevic told

The coach said he has traveled with 14 players, while the five professional players will join the team in Niger.

After facing Ghana, the Cranes will play host to Guinea on September 10 at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.

The Ugandan government has however put-In place conditions for the Guinea team to follow as a precautionary measure against the deadly Ebola Virus Disease.

Guinea is one of the countries in West Africa that has been hit by the Ebola virus.


This article has 8 comment(s), give your comment
  • Samedge says:
    September 01, 2014 12:59 am
    @Paradox with due respect go to zamfoot & tell ur people who ur national team has done okay? @ aa just scrub the ground with ur mouth.
  • aa says:
    August 31, 2014 10:58 pm
    I am A Ghana Ian but I want every team to beat Ghana because of the coach
  • paradox says:
    August 31, 2014 07:00 pm
    given singuluma who fell out with former coach renard but recalled by interim coach janza, scored Zambia's second goal. mukuka mulenga showed y he should be playing regularly his his south African team. beating two defenders including the goal keeper then scoring to make it 3:1.
  • aa says:
    August 31, 2014 08:04 pm
    Uganda will beat Ghana
  • Ghanaboy says:
    August 31, 2014 08:53 pm
    The illiterates! Above me have failed to realise no Ghanaian gives a **** wats going on in zambia or nigeria.... all because our level is way above theirs...
  • fish says:
    August 31, 2014 09:02 pm
    @aa,why will Uganda beat Ghana,why,are we going to fight Uganda for them to beat us or what?.Please let us rather pray for peace,instead of fighting each other.aa be a good boy,okay?.
  • paradox says:
    August 31, 2014 09:03 pm
    @ghanakid. Zambia is bak. 2013 was bad year for us, but now we rise again. we will meet next year afcon.
  • Maxwell Johnson says:
    September 01, 2014 07:03 am
    Lol these zambians are really funny always seeking for attention on GSN which they never get.