Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA )has revealed that the Uganda National Team (Uganda Cranes) will fly to Malawi courtesy of a chartered plane for the final Total AFCON qualifier to be played on 29th March 2021.
According to Ahmed Hussein, the FUFA Communications Director, the team will travel by one of Uganda Airlines’ bombardiers.
“The team will fly out on 28th March 2021 aboard Uganda Airlines Bombardier. It is important for the National Team to travel with a lot of comfort during the current COVID-19 times when you need the entire team to move together for better preparations,’ he said before adding that, ‘ the final contingent will be released by FUFA,” he told FUFA media.
The Uganda Cranes were flown on a Bombardier in their first game of the campaign against Burkina Faso which ended goalless in Ouagadougou.
Uganda take on group B leaders Burkina Faso (8 points) on Wednesday at St. Mary’s Kitende. The Cranes are currently second on seven points while Malawi and South Sudan are on 4 and 3 points respectively.