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Uganda beat Slovenia in pre-AFCON friendly

Posted on January 7, 2017


Photo: FA Twitter

’s group opponents Uganda claimed a 1-0 victory over Slovenia in a friendly game in preparation for the .

Onduparaka FC striker Muhammad Shaban scored the game’s only goal in the first half to give the Cranes a win in the match that was played behind closed doors in the UAE.

The victory comes two days after the Cranes lost 2-0 in a pre-Africa Cup of Nations friendly against North African side Tunisia.

They will next face Slovakia on Sunday before finalising their preparations with a friendly against reigning African champions Ivory Coast on Wednesday. The Africa Cup of Nations is set to kick-off on Jan. 14 in Gabon.

Uganda were drawn in Group D alongside Egypt, Ghana and Mali. The Pharaohs will play their first match on the 17th against Mali before going head to head with Uganda on Jan. 21.


  1. NussMasri

    January 7, 2017 at 1:05 AM

    Uganda looks like a solid team that may give us trouble in World Cup qualifying.

  2. Denis Etriga Munguci

    January 7, 2017 at 8:35 AM

    Uganda could be be up for surprises come this AFCON 2017

  3. kiyaga Clayouson

    January 7, 2017 at 11:56 AM

    I also believe with your comments Mr Etriga

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