Uganda Cranes sent a strong statement of intent with a massive 6-0 victory over Kitara region in the famous national team regional tours’ programme code named ‘Uganda Cranes Regional Tours 2015/16’.
Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) football club right back, Julius Ntambi opened the floodlights in the very first minute with a venomous shot from 18 yards to give the national team the lead.
Team skipper, Robert Sentongo led by example with the second goal on six minutes.
S.C Villa’s midfielder, Ambrose Kirya scored the third after goal keeper, Christopher Kusima spilled a hard effort from Ceaser Okhuti to make it three on ten minutes.
The day’s hero, Sentongo then added the fourth at the stroke of half time.
In the second half, head coach, Micho introduced a completely different side from the first one, making eleven changes to the team that started.
The home side returned a better side with great passing although finishing remained their undergoing.
Muzamiru Mutyaba and striker Frank Kalanda scored the other two goals for the national team to register the biggest victory of the regional tours thus far.
The Cranes had previously won their last three games; 1-0 over Western region, 2-0 over the North East and 5-0 against the Northern region.
FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo, flanked by Airtel Uganda and Nile Breweries officials, together with the other FUFA Executive members, Rogers Byamukama and Dennis Mbidde attended the Kitara regional tour match.
The players and officials were later hosted to a dinner by the sponsors at Masindi Hotel.
Telecommunication giants, Airtel Uganda and Nile Breweries Limited run the national team’s regional tours whose major intention among many others is to take the national team closer to fans in their respective localities.
Kibo media is the main event organizer of the Uganda Cranes regional tours.
Uganda Cranes teams:
Mathias Kigonya (G.K), Julius Ntambi, Isaac Muleme, Martin Mpuuga, Hassan Dazo Wasswa, Henry Katongole, Tadeo Lwanga, Ambrose Kirya, Moses Feni, Robert Sentongo, Ceaser Okhuti
Stephen Odongo (G.K), Dennis Okot, Joseph Ochaya, Richard Kasagga, Shafik Bakaki, Ivan Ntege, Hakim Senkumba, Martin Kizza, Muzamiru Mutyaba, Frank Kalanda, John Ssemazzi
Stand-By Player: Farouk Miya
Kitara region Team:
Christopher Kusima (G.K), Sanyu Adipo, Latif Bbira, Edgar Mujuni, Dudu Ramathan, Gerrard Tumusiime, Habibu Hassan, John Adriko, Ronald Kyamanywa, Julius Ruhinda, Jasper Wobusobozi
Jamil Kiyemba (G.K), Rodgers Kyomuhendo, Denis Oroma , Innocent Murungi, Faridi Nuhu, Buruhan Kasibante.