It’s not over yet- Isiagi

Africa U-17 Championship qualifiers

Rwanda v Uganda 2pm Friday

The national U17 team captain Andrew Isiagi Okiring has cautioned his teammates ahead of their against Rwanda on Friday.

Andrew Isiagi Okiring
Andrew Isiagi Okiring

The intelligent and promising right back told Pepper Sport in an exclusive interview that it is not over until it is over. “Just as we scored four goals at home, anything is possible because I know they have worked upon a number of things that cost them in Namboole”, observed Isiagi who is however confident of qualification to the next level.

“We shall attack them still and the friendly has shown our potential to score”, added Isaigi.

The Uganda Cubs who are already in Rwanda carry a 4-0 advantage into their Africa Under-17 Championship return leg of the second round qualifier to be played 164km away from capital Kigali to Rubavu District in its Western Province.

Who is Isiagi?

The 16 year old Isiagi is a family second born and brother to KCC FC’s attacker Daniel Isiagi are sons of football addict Patrick Isiagi and Josephine Pedun from Bukedia district.

He studied at Kabojja junior academy, Kibuli SS and Vienna college, Namugogo before flying to Virginia, USA at Carlisle academy for both athletics and college football.

Although he loves URA FC’s Simeon Masaba,the youngster admires Brazil and Barcelona right back Dan Alves, the player who attributes his football career to senior Isiagi and current Cubs coach Matia Lule.

His dream is not only leading the team to the finals in Niger next year but also to don the Cranes right back jersey in less than five years.

Reporting by Martin Kaddu

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