Africa Nations Cup qualifier (May 31)
Uganda v Madagascar (Agg. 1-2)
Gold: Sh 120,000
VIP: Sh 50000
Open Stands: Sh 20000
The Minister of state for sports Hon Charles Bakkabulindi paid the Uganda Cranes an official visit today just before the players got down to rigorous drills at Mandela National stadium, Namboole in preparation for the weekend game against Madagascar.
Bakkabulindi was received by the FUFA President Engineer Moss Magogo as the players continued with the tune up to the 2015 AFCON return leg second round qualifier with Magagascar on 31st May, 2014 at Namboole.
Bakkabulindi gave the Cranes Ten million shillings (Shs 10M) which was received by senior player Denis Onyango. ‘It is a small token which we want you to share before the game on Saturday. Let’s hope this will motivate you’ said Bakkabulindi who was flanked by National council of sports officials –General Secretary Jasper Aligawesa, Chairman Bosco Onyiki and his personal assistant Fred Kateregga.
Cranes coach Micho revealed that he is happy with the attitude and commitment shown by his players in camp. ‘Every player present here is ready to play against Madagascar. They are motivated and will deliver come the weekend’ said Micho. The match tickets are on sale at various Total, Shell, City Oil, Kobil and Gapco petrol stations around Kampala. Hardware World in Ntinda and City Shoppers in Mukono are the other outlets that will sell the tickets.