Amavubi Stars upbeat ahead of Uganda Cranes clash

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On 11 August 2017 saa 11:55
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CHAN 2018 Qualifiers
1st Leg, Final Round
Saturday, 12th August 2017

The Rwanda Amavubi Stars arrived in Uganda on Thursday ahead of the CHAN 2018 final round the first leg at St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende.

It was a delegation of 19 players and 10 officials that touched down at Entebbe International Airport from Kigali.

They were received by FUFA protocol team led by Richard Nandigobe, ManisoorKimumwe and Uganda Cranes Ex-international Lawrence Kizito.

Led by their head coach, Antonie Hey, the team players are reported to have looked relaxed as they checked in through the immigration department.

We are here for a mission and we know we are facing CECAFA’s best.
They will train at Kisubi Technical playground later on Thursday evening.

Remarkably missing on the team is Innocent Nshuti, who has gradually come of age in the recent times. We shall get the positive result that we came for.
According to FERWAFA, the visiting delegation is accommodated at the lavish lake side Imperial Resort Hotel in Entebbe.

The mandatory last training will be conducted on Friday at the St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende the match day venue.

The return leg will take place next week in Kigali with the aggregate winner over the two legs qualifying for the final tournament in Kenya.

Rwanda Team in Uganda

Goal Keepers: Eric Ndayishimye – Rayon Sports (Suspended), Marcel Nzarora (Police FC), Yves Kimenyi (APR FC)

Defenders: AimableNsabimana (APR FC), AimableRucogoza (Bugesera FC), Thierry Manzi (Rayon Sports), SoterKayumba (AS Kigali), Latif Bishira (AS Kigali)
Midfielders: Olivier Niyonzima (Rayon Sports), YannickMukunzi (APR FC) DjihadBizimana (APR FC), Kevin Muhire (Rayon Sports), Emmanuel Imanishimwe (APR FC), Jean Marie VianneyMuvandimwe (Police FC), Eric Iradukunda (AS Kigali), Dominique SavioNshuti (AS Kigali)

Strikers: BarnabeMubumbyi (AS Kigali), AmranNshimiyimana (APR FC), AbeddyBiramahire (Police FC)


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