Mali’s win against Rwanda took them to a four-point lead at the top of Group E with only one game left to play. As it stands, Mali has thirteen points while Uganda who is second in Group E has just nine points.
Uganda Cranes will this
evening faceoff with Mali in the last group game of the FIFA Qatar
World Cup qualifiers campaign at Stade Adrar in Morocco. The Cranes will be playing to accomplish the tournament since
Mali has already
confirmed their advancement to the playoffs round.
Mali’s win against Rwanda took them to a
four-point lead at the top of Group E with only one game left to play. As it
stands, Mali has thirteen points while Uganda who is second in Group E has just nine points.
The Cranes head coach Milutin Sredojević alias Micho, says that said they are going to do rotations in the
team, giving playing time to players who didn’t take part in their last game
against Harambe stars in Kampala.
The Cranes will enter the game searching for a victory
to accomplish the game with an unbeaten run since the kick-off of the campaign.
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The tactician also said that all players in camp
are ready to face Mali, adding that although the opponent has players from the
top European leagues, he believes his boys will give them a hard time
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Kenya washed out Uganda’s Hopes once again of qualifying for their maiden FIFA World Cup at
St. Mary’s stadium in Kitende. Their match ended in a one-all draw.
Uganda went into the clash against Kenya with an intention of securing the maximum three points
if they were to reduce the gap between them and the group leaders Mali, which had ten points then. However, as the two
teams tussled it out in the East African derby, Kenya was resistant and held
Uganda to a one-all draw.
The Harambe almost reiterated the 2011 incident when they
denied the Uganda Cranes a ticket to the 2012 African Cup of Nations. Uganda
needed victory over Kenya to secure her ticket to the 2012 continental
According to the qualifiers’ format, the team that finishes
on top of the group will advance to the third round. On this round, ten teams
that top all their respective groups will be drawn into five home-and-away
ties. The winners of each fixture will advance to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in