Cranes Skipper: We Are Not Under Pressure Top story

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Mwesigwa said he has this inner feeling that this is their time to make Ugandans proud by qualifying for the Afcon finals.

Andrew Mwesigwa, the Uganda Cranes skipper says they are not under pressure ahead of the crucial 2015 Africa Cup of Nations-Afcon qualifier against Guinea tomorrow.

Speaking to URN after the light training session at the Raja Casablanca ground on Monday evening, Mwesigwa said since they picked maximum points against the same side in Kampala, the West Africa side is more on pressure.


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Mwesigwa said he has this inner feeling that this is their time to make Ugandans proud by qualifying for the Afcon finals. He however, said they will have to work hard as a team because they are facing a strong team that fights till the last minute.

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The Cranes who arrived in Casablanca, Morocco on Monday morning after a 13-hour journey through Qatar need a draw to break their long wait to qualify for Africa's biggest football showpiece.
 
The Cranes are second in Group E with seven points, while Guinea have the same number of points, but with an inferior goal difference.

Ghana who took part in the 2014 World Cup lead the Group with eight points and will need to win against Emmanuel Adebayor's Togo in the last Group game on Wednesday.
 
After their humiliating 4-1 loss to Guinea last weekend, the Sparrow Hawks have promised to come back strongly against the Black Stars.