With almost eight years since Uganda Cranes last played Nigeria’s Super Eagles, the two sides are to meet again in an International friendly match on the March 25, at the AkwaIbom International stadium in Lagos.
Edgar Watson the Federation CEO confirmed this yesterday
“I take the pleasure to announce that the senior Uganda Cranes team will be playing a friendly match against Nigeria next week,” confirmed Watson
Nigeria had scheduled the date to host South American side Bolivia who announced their cancellation from the fixture claiming that there is political insurgence in Nigeria from Boko Haram.
Uganda registered a 1-0 loss in Abeokuta and secured a 2-1win at Namboole in their last meeting against the Super Eagles..
Cranes Coach Micho Sredojevic has lined up a 25 man squad to feature in the Friendly.
The Line –up in full;
Denis Onyango, Robert Odongkara, Jamal Salim and Ismael Watenga.
Isinde Isaac, Murushid Jjuko, Richard Kassaga, Nsubuga Joseph, Kiyemba Ibrahim, Alex Kakuba, Bakaki Shafiq, Walusimbi Godfrey.
Iguma Dennis, Aucho Kalid, Kizito Keziron, Tekwo Derrick, Mike Azira, Chrizestom Ntambi, Majwega Brian, Luwagga William Kizzito, Miya Farouk.
Massa Geoffrey, Umony Brian, Ssentongo Robert, Edema Patrick.