2015 Afcon qualifying fixture
Tomorrow, Nov 15, 2014
Uganda vs Ghana, Namboole, 4pm
Ghana’s national football team arrived at Entebbe International Airport at dawn on Friday with a squad of 22 players, 6 officials and 28 journalists aboard a chartered plane and wasted no time stamping their presence stubbornly refusing to check into Grand Imperial Hotel were they had been booked and opted for Serena Hotel.
They arrived at 5:20 a.m to ensure that players are rested for the evening’s training session and our sources intimate they have concluded plans to airlift the contingent to Ghana immediately after Saturday’s match at the Mandela Stadium. This will be a flashback to July 3, 2004 during a 2006 Germany World Cup qualifier when Ghanaian striker Asamoah Gyan cancelled out David Obua’s first half goal.
Tonny Mawejje scored when the two faced off in the 1-1 stalemate in Kumasi to ensured Uganda’s priceless point this year.
They will train from Namboole this evening.Ghana top Group E with eight points, Togo are on six and Uganda and Guinea on four apiece with two games left. The top two automatically qualify.