For Uganda Cranes, Beating Egypt is Key to World Cup Dream

There are still four matches before Africa's five representatives at the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia are known - and Group E could be decided over the next two matches, starting with the Uganda Cranes' home clash with seven-time African champions Egypt.

Cranes players train ahead of the Fifa World Cup qualifier against Egypt this week.

  • Uganda/Egypt:   All Eyes On Salah

    Observer, 30 August 2017

    The Cranes need to defeat Egypt tomorrow at Namboole if they are to remain in contention for a berth at the 2018 World Cup. But to achieve the feat, coach Moses Basena needs to… Read more »

  • Uganda/Egypt:   Four Egyptian Players to Look Out for in World Cup Qualifying Fixture

    Monitor, 31 August 2017

    Early this week Cranes goalkeeper Denis Onyango warned his teammates to be prepared to look beyond the threat posed by Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah. In a team that also includes… Read more »

  • Egypt/Uganda:   Mayanja Tips Cranes On How to Stop Egypt

    Monitor, 31 August 2017

    Former Uganda Cranes skipper and deputy coach Jackson Mayanja has given advice to national team coach Moses Basena about what it will take to beat the lauded Egyptians this… Read more »

From left: Matia Lule, Ibrahim Sekajja and Moses Basena during a Cranes training session this week.


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