Museveni Congratulates Uganda Cranes Over Togo Win

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Museveni told a news conference at Baralegi State Lodge Okwang Sub County in Otuke district this afternoon that Uganda Cranes played convincing football, which made them overcome Togo in their 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

The National Resistance Movement party presidential candidate Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has congratulated Uganda Cranes over their 1-0 victory against Togo in Lome on Thursday. Museveni  told a news conference at Baralegi State Lodge Okwang Sub County in Otuke district this afternoon that Uganda Cranes played convincing football, which made them overcome Togo in their 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
 
 
He encouraged the Cranes to keep the same spirit during their return leg with Togo at Mandela National Stadium on Sunday. Museveni who is on his campaign trail, reassured Ugandans of his commitment to support Uganda Cranes at all levels. The Cranes, who lost twice to Togo in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier last year, picked a perfect revenge in-front of Togolese fans. 
  
Led by South African based skipper Geoffrey Massa, together with instrumental Tony Mawejje and Khalid Aucho, in the midfield, Uganda Cranes had a better command of the game especially in the second half. Tomorrow's match is expected to be tough as the Togo Sparrow Hawks will try to recover from their loss to the Cranes.

 

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Ronald Odongo
Ronald Odongo is the URN Bureau Chief Lira, Northern Uganda.A multimedia Journalist, Media trainer and investigative enthusiast. Lira,Apac,Dokolo,Oyam, Kwania, Otuke, Amolatar,and Alebtong districts fall under his docket. Odongo has been a URN staff member since 2012 though he had been a contributor since 2006.

Odongo started out as a bicycle reporter for Radio Unity in 2004. He was Radio Rhino FM's senior reporter, Luo news anchor and station producer between 2006 and 2011. Odongo started out as a freelance writer for Uganda Radio Network in 2006.

Odongo is particularly interested in reporting on community health, and education concerns. Good governance and human rights beats are dear to Odongo as a former Lord’s Resistance Army rebels captive 1996-1998.