PHOTOS: Okwi Joins Cranes Training Camp


viagra sale geneva; font-size: small;”>The striker who plays for Tunisia top tier side Etoile du Sahel has not returned to his club since last month’s world cup qualifier game where Uganda cranes beat Angola’s Palancas Negras by 2 goals to one and the former SC Villa striker scored one of the goals.

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patient geneva;”>The player who looked unfit throughout the training went through all the training drills with the rest of the team as they trained under the guidance of assistant coach Sam Timbe.

In an interview with Chimp Reports, Coach Sam Timbe noted that Okwi had joined the team to help him gain fitness as he has no club to train from since he absconded from his Tunisians bosses over unclear circumstances last month.

Cranes prepping for Taifa Stars on Saturday at Namboole on Monday

“He wanted to gain fitness in preparation for the world cup qualifier game against Senegal,’’ stressed Timbe.

The former Police FC tactician further noted that Okwi was also in the team to give them morale as they prepare for the Tanzanian game on Saturday.

“His experience is going to encourage the other young players to learn from him and also work harder,’’ stressed Timbe.

Goal keeper Hamza Muwonge during the training session

However, SC Victoria player Savio Kabugo did not train with the rest of the team as he underwent a separate training session due to an injury he sustained in the previous game. The player is still under monitoring by the medical team of the Uganda cranes.

The cranes will battle Tanzania’s Taifa Stars in the CHAN championship qualifiers in a return leg on Saturday at Namboole.

The winner will play in the CHAN championships in South Africa that are due next year between January and February.


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