President Yoweri Museveni has Congratulated Uganda Cranes for defeating Cape Verde and qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations 2019. Patrick Kaddu scored the winning game at Mandela National Stadium.
In his message sent via his social media platforms, President Museveni said,
“Congratulations to Uganda Cranes for not only defeating Cape Verde this evening at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole but also qualifying for the Africa Nations Cup 2019 in Cameroon.
Thanks to the coach, football management and you, the fans, for rallying behind the team. Congratulations!”
Uganda Cranes has taken away tears of Ugandans who are soccer lovers.
Today, Its more than a win because Uganda qualifies for the second time in a row, that means we have come of age.
Many years ago, the start was always bad and this would force Uganda to rely on mathematics that was not taking us far.
Its historical game because Uganda has qualified with a game in hand against Tanzania. Congratulations to our boys.
President Yoweri Museveni has been suppotive of the Cranes and sponsors Airtel who came with luck.
Uganda now leads the table with 13 points followed by Tanzania with 5 points.