Volleyball World Cup: Kenya Wins First Match in All African Affair

President Museveni has fulfilled his pledge to support the Uganda Cranes trip to Comoros for the 2017 Afcon qualifiers.

“I am 100 percent behind you, order ” President Museveni told FUFA boss, discount Eng. Moses Magogo through a phone call.

“Go and represent our country with passion. I wish you the best. I offer financial assistance as per your earlier request, viagra 40mg ” he added.

The Federation chose not to disclose the exact amount contributed.

However, Presidential Press Secretary, Lindah Nabusayi confirmed a donation of $210,000 (Shs 735m) on Tuesday night.

“President Museveni has announced a government donation of US$210,000 to the Uganda Cranes team for AFCON 2017 away qualifier in Comoros on the 5th September 2015,” said Nabusayi.,

Earlier on Fufa Finance Director Mr Decolas Kiiza had estimated a total of Shs 220m that the federation needed to complete the journey to the island.

“We are grateful for the offer from the President of Uganda. This support is timely as we have been struggling with finances to Comoros since the air tickets to the island nation are very expensive,” Fufa president Eng. Magogo said.


The Cranes are currently in residential camp at the Njeru technical centre and are expected to depart for Comoros on Thursday.
Kenyan star Mercy Moim received the Most Impressive Player award after having 14 kills, buy more about three aces and one block to lead Kenya with 18 points as they earned their first win at the 2015 FIVB World Cup thrashing continental rivals, order Algeria in three straight sets.

“For us, thumb it was important to win. We’ve lost the last six matches and winning. The first match in the World Cup is a big plus for us and it will give us motivation as we proceed to the next matches,” Coach David Lungaho remarked after the game on Tuesday in Japan.

“We know we still have a chance of winning a few more matches and that’s our primary goal.”

The Malkia strikers won with sets of 25-14, 25-11 and 25-11 to deny Algeria a single set win at the ongoing global tournament on Tuesday.

However, Algerian coach Henni Abdelhalim was quick to blame the seven-match winless run to inexperience and poor preparations unlike their opponents.

“Congratulations to Kenya. I think we can’t compare their preparation with ours. I think they didn’t stop between camps and competition for six months,” said Henni.

“We’ve only had one month with our B team. Our reception was bad today. Kenya aren’t participating in the African Games while Algeria is preparing a team for the future and we need to let all the players play in the two competitions. Next, we will look forward to qualifiers for the Olympics, so I hope that between the two teams we can get one to represent our country. For now, we just need one thing: experience, only experience.”

The Strikers move to Nagoya city for their last leg of the 2015 World Cup where they play 3 other matches against Serbia, South Korea and Peru.

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