President Yoweri Museveni has joined the rest of Ugandans in wishing the Uganda Cranes success as they start their AFCON campaign on Saturday afternoon.
Uganda who is placed in group A start their schedule on Saturday against DR Congo at the Cairo International stadium.
Museveni wished the team success and luck in the tournament and prayed they maintain their qualification form where they qualified with a game to spare and bring the trophy home.
“I want to wish the team (Uganda Cranes) the best of luck in this tournament. You posted very good results during the qualification, where you topped Group L with 13 points,” said Museveni in his statement.
“Our prayer and hope is that this good form continues in this tournament so that you emerge victorious and make Uganda proud. I thank the FUFA/team officials, the coach and all Ugandans for rallying behind the team. I wish you success and make sure you bring the trophy home. God Bless you,” he added.