On Thursday afternoon, time check was exactly 3:00 pm Local time when the National football team, the Cranes departed the Pearl of Africa for Rwanda from Entebbe International Airport aboard Rwanda Airlines on flight WB 435.
Uganda Cranes have thrashed league champions Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club (KCCA FC) by 3-0 in a buildup match played on Wednesday evening at StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo.
Tanzanian Premier League side Azam Football Club pipped Vipers Sports Club by a 1-0 margin as they concluded their 10-day tour to Uganda on a high.
Former world number one Maria Sharapova will play at her first Grand Slam since returning to action from a 15-months ban after being given a wildcard for the US Open main draw.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been handed a five-match suspension after his contentious send off during their 3-1 victory against arch rivals FC Barcelona in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday.