The Uganda National women football team, The Crested Cranes and their counterparts Kenya Harambee Starlets took their players through the final drills for the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations Qualifier on Sunday.
The two sides meet in the return leg match to be played at StarTimes Lugogo Stadium, with the Kenyans leading 1-0 from the first leg of the Preliminary First round action played in Machakos.
The Crested Cranes have been camping at FUFA Technical Center Njeru since arriving from Kenya on Thursday morning while the Kenyans jetted in on Friday morning and are accommodated at Noble Hotel, Ntinda.
After today’s training session, Crested Cranes Head Coach Faridah Bulega said her players are fully prepared for the game.
‘We are set. The players are well prepared for the game. It is a game of their lives and they have promised to die a little for their country. I urge all women football fans to come to Lugogo and support the Crested Cranes’ said Bulega.
Kenya conducted their final training session at Lugogo.
The winner of the two legs will qualify to meet Equatorial Guinea in the final round of the qualifiers for the tournament to be hosted by Ghana from November-December 2018.
Meanwhile CAF Referees’ Instructor Samuel Wesonga Egesa took the Crested Cranes through the FIFA Laws of the Game at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.