Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and First Lady Janet Museveni have flagged off the Uganda Cranes team headed to the fifth African Nations Championships (CHAN) finals starting in Morocco on January 12.
The colourful event was characterised by dancing, pictures, eating and singing.
Uganda are drawn in Pool B alongside Zambia, Ivory Coast and Namibia. The team flies out on Wednesday evening.
Uganda will start their 2018 CHAN in a crash with Zambia’s Chipolopolo on 14th, January 2018 then play Namibia on 18th before concluding the group with Ivory Coast on 22nd.
Museveni on Tuesday hosted the soccer team led by their new coach Sebastien Desabre at his upcountry home in Rwakitura,. They were joined by the netball team She Cranes, that are African champions