Uganda vs Namibia on Thursday night was the only game to save the Cranes to stay in CHAN 2018 tournament taking place in Morocco.
Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired from football, although he has not played a game since 2015.
Zambia's Chipolopolo fired-up Uganda national team the Cranes by 3-1 in the ongoing Total African Nations Championships at Marrakech in Morocco on Sunday.
After Sunday's Liverpool win against Manchester City (table leaders), the gap has reduced to 12 points for the second place contenders Manchester United when they won 3-0 on Monday.
The 50-year-old Japanese striker Kazuyoshi Miura extends contract with second-division J-League club Yokohama FC on Thursday.