The Uganda Cranes team will leave for Ethiopia at 12.51 pm on Friday ahead of their first match on Sunday against Kenya in the 2015 CECAFA Senior Challenge cup.
Head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic will name his final 20-man squad tomorrow before the 25man contingent heads to Entebbe Airport.
The team had gym work at Paradise fitness centre Acacia Mall on Thursday morning then trained in the evening at the Africa Bible University in Lubowa where they will spend the night before flying out tomorrow.
Uganda will play against Kenya, Zanzibar and Burundi in the group stages of the tournament the Cranes have won a record 13 times.
FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo has already arrived in Ethiopia ahead of CECAFA Congress when a new chairman will be elected.
Former FUFA President Lawrence Mulindwa has already declared his candidature for the top position.
FUFA has confirmed that they will support Mulindwa during the elections.
At the FUFA weekly Press conference on Wednesday, FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo said: “FUFA will garner for support from the other Member Football Associations in the region to vote for Mr Lawrence Mulindwa because his victory won’t be individual but for Uganda as a nation.”
“We believe Mr Mulindwa has the ability to move CECAFA forward. This is based from his works at FUFA’ added Magogo.”
“The FUFA Executive Committee took a position to nominate Mr Lawrence Mulindwa and pledge full support for him.”
The FUFA President also dismissed rumours that Uganda is not going to support Mulindwa.
“I am one of the two delegates representing Uganda at the CECAFA Congress on Friday and I will cast the vote on behalf of FUFA. Vice President Darius Mugoye will also travel to Ethiopia.”
CECAFA Presidential elections will take place today 20th November 2015 in Addis Ababa.