The Hippos emerged second in group A with six points after defeating the hosts Mauritania and Mozambique while Burkina Faso topped group B with seven points after beating Namibia and the Central African Republic.
The FUFA technical committee has named the Uganda Cranes team that will face Zambia on March 5th in an International friendly. Youthful striker Junior Yunus Ssentamu, who netted three goals in the 2014 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) and was recently in South Africa for trails with AmaZulu, has not been called.
The FUFA technical committee Chairman Mujib Kasule has said the eight games the Cranes have played in the last three months are enough for the team as they head to the 2014 Africa Nations Championships.
The government today failed to deliver on time a promise to the Uganda Cranes team as disappointed players this afternoon traveled to Botswana without allowances. The coach says he may have to dig in his own pocket to motivate the team.
The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) Vice President in-charge of the league, Mujib Kasule has said Crystal Palace forward Ibra Ssekajja is not eligible to feature for Uganda yet because he is a British citizen.
The international friendly game that had been fixed for July 9 between Uganda and Iraq has been called-off after the world football body, FIFA banned Iraq from having matches at home because of insecurity.