Head coach Moses Basena will have one final test for his team against Madagascar when the two teams play in a practice match on Wednesday 4th October, 2017 ahead of the 2018 FIFA World cup qualifier with Ghana.

Uganda Cranes will face the National football A-Team of Madagascar who flew in their foreign based players for the fixture. The team jetted in the country last night.

‘The match will help Uganda Cranes coach gauge the technical ability and mental strength of his players ahead of a crucial fixture against Ghana on Saturday. We believe Madagascar have the quality to give our team good preparations’ said FUAF Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein.

In relation to the match, FUFA has confirmed that this match is closed from the public but ONLY fans who have purchased the discounted tickets (each sold at 25,000/-) will be able to access the stadium on Wednesday to watch the practice match between Uganda Cranes and Madagascar at Lugogo.

FUFA has extended the grace period of discounted tickets by two days (Sunday and Monday). They will now be withdrawn from the market at 5pm on Monday 2nd October. The other category tickets of 30,000/-, 70, 0000/- and 150,000/- will be brought on market on Tuesday.