Uganda to play Algeria and Botswana under Namboole floodlight

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Uganda will play with the upcoming two FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Algeria and Botswana under the floodlights of the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.

It is confirmed by FIFA that both games will kick off at exactly 7:00pm.

The Cranes will play against Botswana’s Zebras on Friday 7th June facing off with Algeria’s Desert Foxes on Monday 10th June 2024.

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The last time Uganda Cranes played under the Namboole floodlights was in March 2016 against Burkina Faso during the 2017 AFCON Qualifiers.

This will also be Uganda’s first home game at Namboole since November 2019 when the Cranes beat Malawi 2-0 courtesy of Fahad Bayo and Emmanuel Okwi.

Uganda is currently 4th on the Group H table of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers with three points after two games played.

The Cranes lost 2-1 to Guinea in the opener before winning 1-0 against Somalia courtesy of Rogers Mato.

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

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7th June 2024

  • Uganda vs Botswana (7pm)

10th June 2024

  • Uganda vs Algeria (7pm)
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