WC 2018 Q: Zambia to Test Uganda Ahead of Congo Tie

Uganda Cranes will face Zambia’s Chipolopolo in a test match on Tuesday 8th November as part of the build up preparations ahead of the Russia 2018 World cup Africa group E qualifier against Congo Brazaville

The international friendly will be played at the Mandela national stadium in Namboole the same venue for the Congo duel.

“We have confirmed the match and believe it will give the coach a good test for his players before playing Congo Brazzaville, information pills ” FUFA Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein confirmed. “We’ll communicate further details to the public about the match, ask ”

The Cranes drew blanks in the opening clash away to Ghana’s Black Stars in Tamale. Congo lost 2-1 to Egypt in Brazzaville.

Zambia lost their group B tie to Nigeria in Ndola and will be heading for a tasky match day two fixture at the Limbe Stadium against Cameroon.

“In order to approach world cup qualifier in the best competitive mood, we are happy that we shall provide a friendly match to our boys against Zambia. We shall be competitive and also assess the form of our players individually,” cranes boss Micho said.

“We want to win against Congo Brazzaville and show that the point we earned in Ghana is pure reflection of hard work and our ambitions in world cup qualifiers to be contenders.”

Micho is expected to release his squad next Wednesday at the Fufa house in Mengo.

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