4 September 2016

Uganda/Comoros: Live - Uganda Cranes Face Comoros in Defining Match

Photo: Michael Kakumirizi/The Monitor
Fans await the Uganda Vs Comoros game at Mandela National Stadium.

Good afternoon and welcome to our live coverage of the potentially historic 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Group D qualifier between Uganda Cranes and The Coelacanths of Comoros...

Andrew Mwanguhya and Makhtum Muziransa will be with you throughout...

The first update is a wet one...

The skies have opened at Namboole, venue for today's must-win tie for Uganda if they are to qualify for the Nations Cup for the first time since 1978.

Over 15,000 fans were already inside the 40,000 capacity stadium before rain started falling...

Hundreds more are still outside still trying to come in...

Those inside have all now had to run to the higher ends of their respective stands to seek shelter.

Wait... And a few have decided enough is enough... They are back to the stands and soaking in the rain, blowing their vuvuzelas and dancing away.

3:35 pm Supporters are still queuing up outside the main gate. Stadium almost full

3:40 pm Bus carrying Uganda Cranes players arrives at Mandela National Stadium

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