In the draws conducted on Monday at the Hilton Hotel in Yaounde, Cameroon by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Uganda was placed in Group A alongside Mozambique, Cameroon and hosts Mauritania.
“We have told them there is no Quarterfinal for the team until they play and get a result in the game against Morocco, we want to write a story for ourselves, for the country and everyone back home, the odds are against us but we believe it is possible”
The celebrated navigator was a co-driver to rally legends Sam SSali earlier in the 80s and later partnered with Karim Hirji and participated in different rallies across the country including the historic WRC Safaris rallies.
“UAF has been forced to cancel the event after hitting a snag over lack of competition venue for the Competition earlier scheduled to take place on January 23 at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole or Kyambogo University grass track as the alternative facility”. Mawerere said
Bashir Mutyaba, the FUFA youth Football Development Manager, says the summoned players and officials are expected to report to the camps at Cranes Paradise Hotel in Kisasi today and start training on Thursday at MTN Omondi stadium in Lugogo.