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WEEK REVIEW: LADY CRANES PURSUE RUGBY WORLD CUP DREAM, PREPARATIONS FOR AFRICAN GAMES AND MORE
The National Women’s Team, the Lady Cranes are getting ready for the their first game against hosts South Africa for the Africa Qualifiers of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 scheduled from 9th to 17th August 2019. South Africa, Kenya, Madagascar and Uganda will battle out for the top two slots to qualify for the Rugby World Cup.
9th August 2019
1400hrs: Madagascar vs Kenya
1600hrs: South Africa vs Uganda
13th August 2019
1400hrs: Kenya vs Uganda
1600hrs: Madagascar vs South Africa
17th August 2019
1400hrs: Madagascar vs Uganda
1600hrs: South Africa vs Kenya
Somalia fell 1-4 to Uganda in the second leg of the final qualification round of the CHAN 2020 Qualifiers at the Startimes Stadium, Lugogo. The next round will have Uganda play Burundi or South Sudan in the first leg between 20-22 September 2019.
After the 15th position finish at the AFCON 2019, Egypt, the Uganda Cranes have started another qualification journey for the AFCON 2021 with fixtures as below:
11th- 19th November 2019
Burkina Faso vs Uganda
Uganda vs Malawi
31st August – 08th Sept 2020
Uganda vs Seychelles/South Sudan
Seychelles/South Sudan vs Uganda
05th -13th October 2020
Uganda vs Burkina Faso
06th – 17th November 2020
Malawi vs Uganda
This Saturday 10th August 2019, Proline Football FC take on Malawi’s Masters Security FC for the CAF Confederation Cup Match at the Startimes Stadium, Lugogo at 4:00pm, while the KCCA FC will play Namibia’s African Stars FC for the CAF Champions League , still in Saturday 10th August 2019 at Sam Nujoma, Namibia at 16:00hrs (EAT).
Moses Golola defeated Thai-based opponent Umar Semata in a rematch at Freedom City. Although another rematch is in the pipeline due to Semata contesting the results.
Nkumba University lifted its 5th title in the women’s category of the NSSF KAVC International following a 3-0 defeat of Ndejje University, while Kenya’s Homegrown won 3-0 against Burundi’s Gacosmos in the men’s event.
The 12th African Games are one weeks away in Casablanca and Rabat, Morocco from the 19th to the 31st August 2019.