Saturday, September 25
*Uganda Cranes 1-0 Eastern Region Select
Uganda Cranes edged Eastern Region Select team in their regional tour on Saturday at the Mbale Municipal Stadium.
Joachim Ojera scored the only goal of the game, with the URA FC winger sliding in a rebound after goalkeeper Edward Kasibante initially kept out a header from Brian Aheebwa.
Uganda Cranes coach Micho will hope that the Eastern Select team handed his local based players some good test as the team kickststarts preparations for the Rwanda double-header in the World Cup Qualifiers next month.
Uganda are third in Group E of the World Cup Qualifiers after back-to-back goalless draws against Kenya and Mali.
Pictorial Courtesy of FUFA
Uganda Cranes XI – Alionzi Nafian (G.K), Innocent Wafula, Herbert Achai, Najib Fesali, Denis Iguma (Captain), Patrick Mbowa, Shafik Kagimu, Rogers Mato, Sadat Anaku, Jude Semugabi, Julius Poloto
Substitutes – Simon Tamale (G.K), Jack Komakech (G.K), Geofrey Wasswa, Musa Ramadhan, Mandela Ashraf, Ibrahim Wamana, Ashraf Mugume, Joackim Ojera, George Kaddu, Mubarak Nsubuga, Brian Aheebwa, Davis Kasirye