Cranes Intensify Training Ahead Of CHAN


cheapest geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>The 21-man team is undergoing vigorous drills under the guidance of Serbian tactician, Micho Sredjovic, and his two assistants in Kefa Kisala and Simba SC coach, Fred Kajoba, with morning and evening sessions.

In an interview with ChimpSport, Micho applauded his boys for the efforts they have put in during training and noted that this would help the team’s performance in the January tournament.

“We want to go step by step because of the hard teams in our group including Morocco who are the strongest. However, being regarded as under dogs in the group will help us to surprise them considering the fact that we have never got a point in the tournament,” stressed the Serbian tactician.

“We shall play each game as a final so as to be challengers in the group.”

The former SC Villa and Rwanda’s Amavubi coach further pointed at he is using the CHAN tournament to widen the pool of players at the national team which he said would bring about competition.

“We want to have at least three players in every position which will improve the quality of our players in terms of performance,” he added.

The Cranes coach explained that the players will break off for two days Christmas holiday before resuming training.

“I believe in the boys and what they are doing.”

The third edition of the CHAN tournament is set to be played in the towns Cape, Mangaung and Polokwane where Uganda in group B with teams including North African giants Morocco, Zimbabwe and Burkina Faso.

Uganda eliminated their East African counterparts Tanzania to reach the finals and will open up their account on January 12.

The Cranes last participated in the 2011 tournament held in Sudan where they managed to score only one goal.


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