Uganda Cranes skipper Denis Onyango has reiterated that his side is not scared of Senegal heading into Friday’s round of 16 match between the two teams.
Cranes will be looking to secure a quarter final stage ticket when they face one of tournament favourites on Friday night, July 5, at Cairo International Stadium.
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Uganda are underdogs heading into the game but Onyango is upbeat.
The South Africa based goalkeeper said his team is not scared of any side. He said his team will go out to enjoy the game and will not play with fear.
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“Uganda Cranes is not afraid of anyone. We shall enjoy the moment and take on Senegal. The most important thing is the game ahead of us,
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What happened before, we call it past. We have reopened the engine once again,” he said.
Cranes camp was recently hit by players’ strike but he issue has since been resolved.
The playing unit boycotted training owing to a row between them and the Uganda football federation (FUFA) concerning allowances and bonuses.
Story by Kevin Kimutai, TUKO Correspondent.
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