Uganda Cranes return home

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Uganda Cranes’ travelling contingent that picked the away victory in Mauritania have returned home safely on Tuesday.

Led by the FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo who was also the leader of delegation,  only 14 players returned.


FUFA president, Eng. Moses Magogo at the Entebbe Airport arrival lounge

Head coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sedrojevic did not return as he begins a brief vacation at home.

Iceland based professional, Tonny Mawejje, Kenyan professionals, Dan Sserunkuma (Gor Mahia) and Khalid Aucho (Tusker f.c), Portuguese based Luwagga Kizito connected straight to their respective clubs.

Goal keepers, Robert Odongkara and Benjamin Ochan upon arrival

At a special lunch organized for the players at Entebbe Flight Motel, FUFA President, Eng Moses Magogo appreciated the players’ and the entire team’s efforts towards the away victory.

Eng. Magogo paid special tribute to President Museveni who financially  facilitated the two trips of Uganda Cranes and the national U-17 teams.


“I thank President Museveni, the fans and the media at large for the good heart. We have been at negative two step, now we are at zero as we look forwards the group phase of qualifiers”, the president remarked in his brief speech.

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