The Uganda U19 Boys Cricket National team are back into the country after sealing a place at next year’s ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup that will be held in West Indies.
The Baby Cricket Cranes, landed at Entebbe Internatiinal Airport on Fridat at midday aboard RwandAir.
The team recieved a guard of honour from their Seniors (Cricket Cranes) as a sign of respect, togetherness and as a congratulatory sign.
Uganda beat Tanzania by eight wickets on Wednesday to go top of a five-team log in their last game.
“The Boys believed in the systems we put in place and the different game plan that we tried to execute,” said Baby Cricket Cranes coach Ivan Thawithemwira.
“That is where it starts, you must believe in what the coaches have put forward. We managed to execute our plan to the detail.”
The coach said that they will need good environement, intesify the practice and do a lot of research about their potential opponents before going to West Indies.
Uganda is back to the World Cup stage after two appearances in 2004 (Dhaka, Bangladesh) and 2006 (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
The contingent was joined by Minister of Sports Hamson Obua at a luncheon organised by Uganda Cricket Association at Speke Apartments.