A Collective Effort And Miya Magic Help Cranes Beat North East In Soroti| REGIONAL TOUR

Uganda Cranes 2- 0 North East

A goal in each half by Farouk Miya and Joseph Ochaya has given the Uganda Cranes a 2 – 0 away victory over North East region select team at the Soroti Municipal Stadium on Saturday.

Miya celebrates his late strike in Mbarara nine days ago.
Miya celebrates his late strike in Mbarara nine days ago.

Impressive midfielder, Farouk Miya continued with his rich goal scoring form with a stunning effort in the 39th minute.

Asante Kotoko left full back, Joseph Ochaya doubled the lead on resumption with a well converted penalty effort after team skipper, Emmanuel Okwi was brought down in the forbidden area.

The Cranes resume training today face Seychelles and Malawi on Friday and Malawi next Monday respectively before entertaining Mauritania five days later.

Group E of Afcon qualifiers including Ghana, Togo and Guinea await the winner between Uganda and Mauritania over the two legs.

CAF has appointed Rwandan officials to handle the first tie. Hudu Munyemana will be at center field assisted by Ndagijiman Theogene and Hakizimana Ambroise as first and second assistants respectively while Issa Kagabo will be the match’s fourth official, whereas Ethiopian Ambaw Yigzaw Bizuayehu will be the match commissioner.

Cranes XI (First half)

Ismail Watenga [Gk ] Shaka Mpima ,Brian Majwega, Juuko Murushid , Savio Kabugo , Kyambadde Allan , Wadada Nicholas , Mutyaba Muzamir , Sentamu Yunus , Miya Fourouk, Wadri Willam.

(Second half)

Ochan Benjamin , Okoth Denis , Muleme Isac , Kasaga Richard ,Savio Kabugo , Ntege Ivan , Kizza Hamis , Guma Denis , Okiw Emanuel , Umony Brian and Ochaya Joseph .


Mon, 7th – Thurs, 19th July : Daily Training

Fri, 11th July: Uganda Vs Seychelles – Build up game (At Namboole)

Mon, 14th July : Uganda Vs Malawi – 2nd Build up game (At Namboole)

Tues, 15th – Fri, 18th July: Daily Training 

Sat, 19th July : Uganda Vs Mauritania (AFCON 2015 1st leg qualifier) – At Namboole 

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