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PHOTOS: Uganda Amputee Cranes Hammers UPDF in Friendly Match

Uganda Amputee Cranes on Thursday evening left the UPDF Amputees club in shambles after it defeated them 2:0 in a friendly match at Mengo Secondary School in Rubaga division Kampala district.

The match that was organized by Rena Community Development Association saw the two sides sweat it out to a goal-less first half.

Updf players in black uniforms as they protect the ball from cranes player Alex Mugerwa who scorer two goals

It was a disappointment for the UPDF when Alex Mugerwa, a Telecom graduate from Makerere University scored two goals for the Cranes leaving the later with nothing to laugh about.

Speaking to ChimpLyf after the game, Mugerwa said both teams did their best only that he had more magic than they could expect.

A UPDF player count attacking as cranes try to catch up

“We were a little scared in the first half, but we later gathered ourselves together and showed our magic. UPDF had a good team but the most important thing is that we won and we are now preparing for a friendly match between Angola next year,” he said with a beam of smile.

Uganda Amputee Cranes take a photo with officials from sponsors Betin after the game

According to Twaha Katende the CEO Rena Community Development Association, such activities help people with disabilities pick their lost dignity and moral.

“We have been doing this festival for eight years and it has been a positive change for many. It helps in exposing talents from such people since they are taken as minorities,” he said.

Rajiv Ruparelia watching the game with a friend

The expo saw attendance of city business man Rajiv Ruparelia city tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia who later gave out hundreds of wheel chairs and clutches for usage.

Rajiv Ruparelia capturing highlights of the friendly match
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