Uganda 1 — 0 Congo Brazzaville

Uganda 1 — 0 Congo Brazzaville

Uganda Cranes has overcome Congo Brazzaville 1-0 during the group E of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier played at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole on Saturday.

Standard Liege midfielder Faruku Miya scored the lone strike of the day in the 19th minute of the game slightly marred by a head injury to central defender Murushid Jjuuko in the 10th minute.

William Luwagga Kizito, who plays at Rio Ave in Portugal replaced the injuried Jjuuko which pushed Hassan Wasswa Mawanda to the central defence department.

In the second half Michael Azira replaced the injured Tonny Mawejje in the 60th minute before Godfrey Walusimbi came in for Moses Oloya with less than 10 minutes to play.

State minister of sports, Charles Bakabulindi was the chief guest at the match also attended by the FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo.


Team Line-ups:

Uganda Cranes:

Robert Odongkara (G.K), Nicholas Wakiro  Wadada, Joseph Ochaya, Isaac Isinde, Murushid  Jjuuko, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda , Khalid Aucho, Tonny Mawejje, Moses Oloya, Geoffrey Massa (Captain), Faruku Miya


Salim Omar Magoola, Benjamin Ochan, Denis Iguma, Geofrey ‘Baba’ Kizito, Godfrey  Walusimbi, Yassar Mugerwa, Mutyaba Muzamiru , Mohammad Shaban, Shafiq Batambuze, Geofrey Serunkuma, Michael Azira, William Luwaga Kizito


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