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President Museveni clears AFCON qualification bonuses for Uganda Cranes players & officials

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FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo in a Blue suit hands over the portrait of Uganda Cranes XI to HE President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and First Lady Janet Museveni that started against Comoros. Cranes beat Comoros 1-0 to qualify for the 2017 AFCON finals.

The Fountain of Honour of the Republic of Uganda, His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni Kaguta has fulfilled the promise made of paying the bonuses  of all the Uganda Cranes players and officials who were part of the team that qualified for the 2017 AFCON finals in Gabon.

FUFA Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein confirmed the development to the media during the weekly press conference on Wednesday at FUFA House in Mengo.

‘We are in touch with State House over the transfer of the players and officials bonuses on to their accounts. Some players and officials have received their bonuses but we shall ascertain the exact details when the process is completed and release an official statement’ said Hussein.

‘FUFA is very grateful of the President’s generous heart of giving to sports and in particular to FUFA. The President has always supported our activities when approached and we are confident he do the same for the AFCON Finals as he promised when he hosted the Uganda Cranes at Luncheon in Entebbe at State House’ added Hussein.

Uganda Cranes Head coach who led the team to the dreamland after 39 years of waiting has already released the programme for the team that will see them camp in Tunisia and Dubai before flying to Gabon in 2017.

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