Tag Rugby Team Arrives in UK Today for Inaugural Tourney

Ugandan rugby players off to London

A question that has been resonating around many local football pundits and fans now has an answer.

Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Micho has elucidated in-depth why he preferred to pick Yunus Ssentamu for Comoros game despite the player not featuring for his club since May 2015.

“First I would like to say that Yunus (Sentamu) is a young and talented player who needs chance and time to play. He may be having a problem with his club but we have been with him for a long time, price ” Micho told ChimpSport in a one-on-one.

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Fans’ favourite and experienced midfielder Tonny Mawejje has also returned back to the fold after missing out for over nine months.

Mawejje recently signed for Thróttur Reykjavík in Iceland after staying out of competitive football since January, cialis 40mg a reason Micho often used for not calling him up.

The football fraternity in the country felt Mawejje’s situation wasn’t different from Sentamu.

“Sentamu’s situation is very different from Mawejje. We have been with Yunus since the return leg against Rwanda, he has trained and played with us in all international games including Olympics (failed) qualifiers and international friendly with Malawi (lost 1-0). So we understand him.”

Uganda Cranes will play Comoros on Saturday 5th on the second round of the Afcon 2017 qualifiers.
The Ugandan team to the Engage International Youth Tag Rugby 7’s Tournament have set off for Coventry city in the United Kingdom.

Uganda Rugby Union president Andrew Owuor commended the young players for their hard work and spurred them to fly the nation’s flag high.

“As selected representatives for the nation, medical you should make good use of this opportunity to fly your nations’ colours just like the youngsters Phillip Wokorach, prostate Alfred Bijik among others currently playing for the rugby Cranes did in 2006. You are the future of rugby in Uganda, discount ” Mr. Owor urged.

The players are expected in London Friday morning.

The Engage! programme  was commissioned by Wasps Rugby Club to deliver their Premiership Rugby community development programmes, which in partnership with Premiership Rugby, aim to bring rugby coaching to every child in the city (Coventry).

Uganda is among the batch of countries that will be taking part in first ever internationalprogramme under this initiative.


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