Uganda Cranes Technical team has continued with preparations for the 2017 AFCON qualifier against Botswana on June 4 by releasing the plans for this fixture.
During the weekly Press Conference at FUFA House in Mengo, Uganda Cranes coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic informed the media of his plans on how he will tackle his next opponents.
“We have no right to be complacent. Whoever is thinking along those lines should not be part of us. We practically control emotions of millions of Ugandans. We must get the best results,” said Micho.
Micho announced that the Uganda Cranes would enter residential camp for two weeks on 20th May in Zimbabwe there after player a friendly against the same country on 31st May in Harare before taking on Botswana on 4th June.
“There is strong belief that the same spirit shown by the players in the four games in this campaign so far will be maintained when we play our final two fixtures against Botswana and Comoros. We expect the same players to come back to the national team ready to fight for Uganda Cranes,” said Micho.
The Serbian coach also hinted on having another friendly match before taking on Botswana.
“In the pipeline, we are looking at playing a top 5 ranked country in Africa but we shall give you the full details at the right time,” added Micho.
Micho who was in jovial mood told the media that the group is still wide open.
“The destiny is in our own hands. No calculations. We are preparing hard to get the best results for our fans,” said Mihco.
Uganda Cranes will play Botswana on 4th June 2016.
Uganda and Burkina Faso are tied on 7 points while Botswana on six and Comoros on three.