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Crested Cranes: Major Boost As Foreign Based Stars Arrive

Crested Cranes have received a strong boost in their Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifications preparations with the arrival of US Based stars.

Sandra Nabweteme and Yudaya Nakayenze have joined camp to face Ethiopia in a two legged tie on 3rd and 6th April, FUFA has confirmed.

Sandra Nabweteme (forward) training with the She Cranes before she left for US.

The two stars landed at Entebbe Airport at 10:30 PM aboard SN Brussels and were received by FUFA Women Development officer Joan Namusisi before they left for FUFA Technical centre in Njeru.

Their arrive means that the camp has a full squad, 30 players, as Fazilla Ikwaput had arrived on Sunday evening.

Sandra Nabweteme

‘I’m excited to be back home and play for my country. It will be a tough match but i’m confident of good results. Let’s plan as a team and get the best from the competition‘

Yudaya Nakayenze. Courtesy photo

Yudaya Nakayenze

‘We have improved as players and our experience will help add value to the team. Team work will help us get to where we want. I think we have very good and talented players. I’m looking forward to link up with the rest of the team’

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Qualifier:
1st Leg 3rd April 2019: Ethiopia Vs Uganda at National Stadium, Addis Ababa
2nd Leg 6th April 2019: Uganda Vs Ethiopia at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo, Kampala

Information as provided by FUFA

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