Uganda ends its friendly matches with Ivory coast (Cote divoi’re) that has given the Uganda cranes team really a great and big challenge before they head to AFCON in Gabon on Saturday.
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The game between Cote divoire and the cranes ended in a goalless draw in the first half which perhaps gave Uganda cranes confidence at the beginning of the second half.
Geoffrey Massa however lost most chances in the first half of the game and to the side Hassan Wasswa played really a great role in the midfield.
Despite of the loss, Uganda cranes put up a great game against the former champions of the AFCON Cote divoire ( Ivory Coast ) although they humbled the national team of Uganda.
Ochaya proved that he is really ready for the AFCON games in Gabon that are to commence on 14th January 2017. Muhammed Shaban had a diving header miss target narrowly after Godfrey Walusimbi’s decent cross from the left. Ivory Coast 3-0 Uganda
Wilfred Zaha the crystal palace player opened the scoring sheet of Ivory coast (cote divoire) side followed by Jonathan Kodjia and Aurier.
Denis Oyango Africa’s best player on the African continent started the match game but was moved out in the second half being replaced by Odongokara. The second half was mostly dominated by ivory coast (cote divoire) which thus gave them a comfortable win against Uganda cranes.
Th team of the year on the African continent (Uganda cranes ) really had lots to learn from its last friendly game match against Ivory coast in Dubai.
Uganda has had four friendly matches in its campaign of preparing for the AFCON 2016 and has won two and also lost two which gives them a fair balance before AFCON.
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