M7 to meet National Team Players today

M7 to meet National Team Players today

By Serestino Tusingwire

The president of Uganda H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has invited the Uganda Cranes team to state house in Entebbe today ahead of Saturday match with Congo Brazzaville.

President will be expected to meet the national team this afternoon and have lunch with them.

It is expected that among other things, the president will be thanking the team for qualifying for the AFCON2017 for the first time since 1978, and give them morale to qualify for the World Cup which will take place in Russia, 2018

The president has never met the team since the historical qualification in September.

In the campaign to qualify for the World Cup, Uganda drew with Ghana in an away game that was played last month, and will play its second match with Congo Brazzaville on Saturday 12th November, 2016 at Mandela National Stadium, Nambole.

Uganda is in the same group with Ghana, Egypt and Congo Brazzaville in the 2018 world cup qualification.

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