Subsequent to pushing out the landmass' Rugby 7s power house Zimbabwe at the group phase of the 2016 Africa Cup, there was genuine conviction among the Rugby Cranes players that they could go the distance.
Ghana's Andre Ayew scored a first-half penalty to secure victory over Uganda in the opening Group D match at the African Nations Cup in Port Gentil's new stadium on Tuesday.
The 31 year-old Portuguese football player Cristiano Ronaldo made it again for the 4th time beating rival Lionel Messi to win the prestigious Ballon d'Or 2016 announced by FranceFootball on Monday night.
Uganda play Egypt in a must win fixture, this Saturday 9pm (CAT) and majority Ugandans will be waiting in anguish hoping for a first win at the Afcon finals for the national side.
Manchester United have returned to the top of the Deloitte Football Money League for the first time in 11 years after recording the highest annual revenue for a football club in history.
The Tuesday game made a the Bulls lose out having a drop to 13-11 this season after being humbled by Minnesota Timberwolves with 5 points victory of 99-94.