Uganda to use Cecafa as a training tournament  for CHAN

Uganda to use Cecafa as a training tournament for CHAN

14 Nov 2017, 08:08

Interim Uganda Cranes manager, Moses Basena has said that the team is planning to use the upcoming CECAFA senior Challenge to prepare for the 2018 Africa Nations Championship to be held in Morocco next year.

Basena, who has been part of the national team set-up since 2015, is one in a long list of applicants who have applied to take over the Uganda Cranes permanent job.

He completed his duty over the weekend with a draw against Congo that ensured Uganda finish on second in group E of the 2018 Russia qualifiers (Africa zone).

Cecafa is slated for later this month in Nairobi Kenya.

- We want to use Cecafa as a training tournament for CHAN. As defending champions, we shall face good opposition that will help us achieve our targets for CHAN – which is to get out of the group stages. We want to go to Morocco as competitors. Majority of the players we currently have in the set up are young and feature locally, Basena said.

Related news
Local News
Odera: We will get better 
17 Jun 2018, 12:45
FIFA World Cup
Ugandan-born-Dane makes World Cup debut against Peru
16 Jun 2018, 19:15
FIFA World Cup
World Cup over for Croatia striker
12 hours ago
FIFA World Cup
It's massive: Kane, Henderson delighted with opening victory.
8 hours ago
Local News
Gor Mahia at 40! Kerr's charges thumps Nzoia to leave rivals in the dust
17 Jun 2018, 17:05