Legendary ex-Uganda coach Mulitin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic is coming to Kampala to face the Cranes with his new Zambia team.
The occasion will be a mini friendly tournament ahead of the CHAN 2020 tournament in Cameroon on April 4. The friendlies will be taking place at Namboole between from 17 to 21 March featuring Uganda, Zambia and Mali.
“Coming back to Uganda is always an emotional return to my African football home,” Micho told Daily Mail.
“Uganda is the place with all the happiness that we have produced in 39 years after we’ve qualified for Africa Cup of Nations. If I have been biologically born in Serbia, I can with pride Uganda has given me football birth in African football.
“So with the highest degree of respect to everyone, I’m coming back to Uganda on a mission and happy that two of my personal friends Sebastian Desabre have continued the mission that I have been in.
“Also my personal friend Jonathan McKinstry is continuing the good job. Therefore coming back to Uganda I do not visit Uganda, I go back to my African football home.
“And putting emotions aside, I’m coming as a sport opponent and looking forward to catching the spirit of Namboole that meant so much to me,” concluded Micho.
Confirmed friendly fixtures:
- Uganda vs Zambia: March 17
- Zambia vs Mali: March 19
- Uganda vs Mali: March 21.
All matches will be played at the Mandela Stadium.