Uganda’s captain and goalkeeper Denis Onyango has confirmed that his country’s chances of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia are still in place despite the defeat of Egypt’s “winch” in the match held yesterday evening at the “Burj Al Arab” , In the fourth round of Group E in the African qualifying for the World Cup.
“I could not believe that I would see those large numbers of Ugandan fans in the stands, and unfortunately we could not cheer them up, but we will not give up the dream of going up to the World Cup,” Denis Onyango said in remarks to the Ugandan Union official website.
The Ugandan fans marched in large numbers from the Ugandan capital “Kampala” towards Egypt to support her country’s team in yesterday’s game.
Egypt are top of Group E with nine points, two points ahead of Uganda’s “runner-up”.
Egypt will meet Congo Brazzaville at the Burj Al Arab stadium on October 8, while Uganda will host Ghana in the Ugandan capital Kampala on the 7th of this month.