South Africa’s Bafana Bafana will today on Thursday evening host Uganda Cranes at the 2010 FIFA World Cup training venue, Orlando Stadium.The tie is a friendly game set to start preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers for both sides.
Uganda Cranes will be determined to end Bafana’s dominance over them when the two teams clash for the fourth time. Head coach Abdallah Mubiru is humbled for the smooth preparations thus far and is optimistic about a good performance.
“We trained well for a week in Kampala before traveling to South Africa where we reached safely. The morale is high and everyone is mentally and physically ready for the game,” Mubiru said.
The game will be broadcasted live on UBC TV at 7pm.
The Full Traveling contingent:
Goalkeepers: Ismael Watenga (Chippa United, South Africa), Mathias Kigonya (Azam, Tanzania), Charles Lukwago (KCCA, Uganda)
Defenders: Paul Willa (Vipers, Uganda), Kizza Mustafa (CF Montreal, Canada), Kayondo Abdu Aziizi (Vipers, Uganda), Walusimbi Enock (Express, Uganda), Juuko Murushid (Express, Uganda), Lwaliwa Halid (Vipers, Uganda), Mbowa Paul Patrick (URA, Uganda), Muhamud Hassan (Police, Uganda)
Midfielders: Lwanga Taddeo (Simba, Tanzania), Byaruhanga Bobosi (Vipers, Uganda), Kagimu Kuchi Shafik (URA, Uganda), Okello Allan (AC Paradou, Algeria), Waiswa Moses Ndhondhi (Super Sport United, South Africa), Lumala Abdul (Pyramids, Egypt), Orit Ibrahim (Vipers, Uganda), Mugulusi Isma (Busoga United, Uganda), Sserwadda Steven (KCCA, Uganda)
Forwards: Emmanuel Arnold Okwi (Captain; Al Ittihad Alexandria Club – Egypt), Mukwala Steven (URA, Uganda), Kakooza Derrick (Police, Uganda).