Comoros Football Team Jets In Ahead Of Crucial Cranes AFCON Decider

Comoros Football Team Jets In Ahead Of Crucial Cranes AFCON Decider

Uganda Cranes Vs Comoros – Sunday, 4th September 2016

At Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole (5 p.m)

Charges: 25,000/= (General Wing), 60,000/= (VIP) and 150,000/= (VVIP)


Comoros’ Football team, the Les Coelecantes arrived in the country on Thursday afternoon ahead of their clash with the Uganda Cranes in an African Cup of Nations qualifier on Sunday.

Le Coelecantes were welcomed by FUFA head of Protocol, Boniface Oryema, Emmanuel Sekago (security) and former Uganda Cranes international defender, Lawrence Kizito.

Uganda Cranes take on Comoros in a must win situation to book a berth to the African Cup of Nations finals that will be hosted in Gabon in 2017.

The team is expected to have a light training session on Thursday evening at the Phillip Omondi stadium, Lugogo in Kampala.

Earlier, there were misunderstanding between the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) the head of the Comoros contingent with the latter accusing the former for lack of hospitality.

However, Comoros footballers checked in at Imperial Royale and revealed that they had been well received despite earlier misunderstandings.

Cranes beat Comoros in the first leg in Moroni courtesy of Tonny Mawejje’s strike in a well contested encounter last year.

Comoros Contingent:


Ali Ahamada, Youssouf M’ changama, Ali Mmadi, Clement Daoudou, Kassim Ahamada, Nasser Chamed, Baker Djamel, Ali Mze Ancoub, Mdahoma Omar, Arkane Mohamed, Ben Djaloud Youssouf, Youssouf Ahamadi, Omar Mbapandza, Abdou ‘Jimmy’ Nadjim, Youssoufa M’madi Camal, Mohmed Ben Fardou, Bachirou Fouad, Abdallah Mfolhaila Kassim


Abdou Amir ed dine (Head coach), Laffouturou Matthieu, Makif Nasser, Lorent Gregory and Chabert Arnaud