March 26, 2015

Uganda Thumps Nigeria In International Friendly

On an historic night for Ugandan football, The Cranes beat The Nigerian Super Eagles 0-1 away at the Akwa Ibom Stadium located in Uyo state.

Football - International Friendly Match  - Nigeria v Uganda -  Akwa Ibom Stadium

Farouk Miya scored on 81 minutes after a well laid out ball from Portuguese based player William Kizito Luwagga.

In a historic match for Nigerian goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, who was celebrating his 100th cap, the Cranes recorded a bold statement of intent from the opening minute to the finish.

Uganda Cranes coach, Micho employed debutants;Joseph Nsubuga (on the right), Shafik Bikiki (center half) and  Tekkwo Derrick (midfield).

The trio expressed themselves well on a momentous evening that will go down in history.

Gor Mahia club, Godfrey Walusimbi was played in the left wing attack before he paved way for Kizito Kezironi.

Cranes Starting XI:

Denis Onyango, Joseph Nsubuga, Alex Kakuba, Shafik Bakaki, Richard Kasaga, Derrick Tekwwo, Khalid Aucho, Godfrey Walusimbi ,Luwagga Kizito, Farouk Miya and Geoffrey Massa.

Subs: Ismail Watenga, Keziron Kizito, Chrizestom Ntambi and Robert Ssentongo, Ibrahim Kiyemba.

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