Kampala Capital City Authority FC striker Geoffrey Sserunkuma came off the bench to score as Uganda clinched a crucial away victory against Cape Verde on Sunday evening in their opening Group L game of the 2019 AFCON Qualifiers.
Despite of challenges that befell Cameroon during pre-tournament preparations like the withdrawal of key players such as Joel Matip and Eric Choupo-Moting, coach Hugo Broos managed to assemble a squad that got their reward for being strong, adaptable and resilient in equal measure throughout.
Uganda Cranes will play the Lions of Teranga from Senegal in an international friendly tie prior to the kickoff of the 2019 African Cup on Nations Qualifiers.
The Afcon 2017 semi-finals were so tight as almost every fan who has been following the tournament says. The semis began on Wednesday with Egypt beating Burkina Faso 4-3 (penalties) and later on Thursday, Cameroon whipped Ghana 2-0.