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U-17 defender Simon Mukisa confident of Cubs’ AFCON qualification

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U-17 defender Simon Mukisa confident of Cubs’ AFCON qualification

David GOMBE

Uganda National U17 team defender Simon Mukisa asserts that confidence can lead them to glory during the Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers in Rwanda.

The youngster also highlighted on the team’s training that is held in Njeru technical centre and hailed head coach Hamzah Lutalo

“We are doing our best in training as we prepare for the task ahead and the coach always gives us confidence in everything we do”

“He’s teaching us different drills during training like working on accuracy while passing the ball as well as getting behind the ball if we lose it. So it is a matter of self confidence”.



Uganda is expected to travel to Rwanda early this month to take part in the qualifiers that are to kick off on 13th to 28th December.

The U-17 Qualifiers are to attract nine countries that are grouped into three.

The groups ;

Group A: Rwanda, Eritrea and South Sudan

Group B: Uganda, Ethiopia and Kenya

Group C: Sudan, Djibouti and Tanzania

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