The Cranes last week, managed to a 1-all draw away to Angola, while their opponents and group leaders beat Liberia 3-1.
Cranes coach Bobby Williamson says that his boys are ready to give their best when Uganda Cranes takes on Senegal in the Group J 2014 World Cup qualifying game this afternoon. The Cranes last week, managed to a 1-all draw away to Angola, while their opponents and group leaders beat Liberia 3-1. Bobby says that playing at home is always a comfortable territory for his team, but adds that he is aware they are playing a good team.
He however says that the team will be at its best to win, today’s game to improve its chances to qualify for the elusive world cup slot. Emmanuel Okwi who scored in the 1-all draw in Luanda is expected to start upfront in search for goals together with Sewdish based Martin Mutumba, while the likes of Dan Wagaluka, Tony Mawejje and Hassan Wasswa do the donkey work to provide the balls for the goals.
Josph Koto, the Senegal coach told URN last evening that his team is very focused to pick another three points like they did in their opening game last weekend. He says despite the fact that they don’t much about the Ugandan team, they are aware of a few things about them. He says that they will not be scared by the home crowd, because they are here for three point of settle for a draw if the worse happens.
The star studded Senegal side will be led by Demba Cisse who plies his trade in the English Premiership with Newcastle United. Lead striker Demba Ba who is injured, did not travel with the team. Senegal who upset France in the 2002 World Cup have been struggling lately and also bowed out in the group stages at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations.
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