Micho Optimistic As Cranes Prep For Zambia Battle

cost geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>In Zambia, find Fred Katende says Micho emphasised to his players that they don’t have to take the international friendly with Zambia lightly.

The Serbian tactician has described the game as crucial to his technical team and players.

“This game will give me a close picture of my squad before the preliminary round of the Afcon 2015 starts in May,” said Sredojevich.

Micho told his players that the Zambians have a lot of respect for Uganda as shown by the strong squad selected for the fixture.

“If selected to start the game, give everything on the pitch to earn a positive result,” added Micho.


The Cranes felt the Levy Mwanawasa stadium in their last training session on Tuesday evening.

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) changed the kickoff time to 5:30 PM East African Time.

Both Uganda and Zambia have agreed to use seven substitutes in the game.

Cranes captain Andy Mwesigwa said now is the time for Uganda to try and win away from home if we they to do it again in the forthcoming qualifiers.

“Zambia is a good team, getting good results here will give us confidence,” he urged.

Kennedy Mweene (Zambian goal keeper) says he has played Uganda 3 times winning and drawing once, but quickly added that Uganda is a very difficult team.

“I believe the fans will enjoy the game. I have a few friends of mine in that team so it will be a great game,” he added.

Dan Serunkuma expressed hope of bringing the club form to the national team.

“I will play with all my heart. I am thinking about the Zambia game not Esperance.”

The players in Zambia: Denis Onyango, Boban Zirintusa, Kizito Geoffrey, Daniel Sserunkuma, Khalid Aucho, Emma Okwi, Hamis Kiiza, Isaac Isinde, Robert Odongkara, Sula Matovu, Moses Oloya, Andy Mwesigwa, Denis Iguma, Nicholas Wadada, Isaac Muleme, Richard Kasaga and Francis Olaki.

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