Nigeria Arrive For ICC Africa Under 19 WC Qualifiers

more about geneva;”>The West Africans have arrived Tuesday night at Entebbe International Airport.

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patient geneva;”> The team will be training at Lugogo at 4pm as they contend for honours with Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Zambia and Namibia in the seven-day tournament.

The qualifiers that start May 25 will be hosted at Lugogo, Kyadondo and Entebbe Cricket ovals.

Uganda will need to finish top of Pool A to qualify for the final. The top two finishers of both pools will contest the final with the winner going on to represent the continent at the World Cup.


The national team under Davis Turinawe and his assistant John Trust Mayeku that has Derrick Bakunzi (Capt), Abdalah Lubega, Simon Ssesazi, Faruk Ochimi (Vice Capt), Abdalah Sezooba, Lawrence Ssempijja, Mukaya Uzama, Ivan Baidhu, Mohammed Akmal, Varinder Singh, Emmanuel Hasahya, Simon Ayella, Arnold Otwan, Irishad Suleman and Joseph Oyet, Ivan Kakande as reserves has been in camp for the past two weeks and is looking at using home support to their advantage to make a third appearance at the event.

The Uganda Cricket Association and Pepsi will hold a joint press conference tomorrow morning at Lugogo to launch the tournament.

1. Namibia – arrives at 7.05pm tomorrow, Thursday

2. Zambia – arrives at 7.05pm tomorrow, Thursday

3. Botswana – arrives at 11.55pm, Wednesday

4. Tanzania – arrives at 6.55pm on Friday

5. Kenya – first batch of 10 arrives at 2pm and second batch of 7 arrives at 8pm on Friday

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