Sand Cranes Intensifies Campaign For Mozambique 2022 AFCON Beach Soccer Finals

Uganda National Beach Soccer team (Sand Cranes) qualified for the Africa Cup Of Nations Beach Soccer Finals slated for the 21st to 28th October in MAPUTO Mozambique this year.

Uganda to qualify defeated Comoros 2-5 in Moron and 4-3 at Fufa technical center, Njeru to book the ticket for finals in Mozambique.

Head Coach Salim Jamal Muwonge summoned a squad of 20 players to enter the residential camp at Fufa technical center Njeru at a date to be Announced soon. 

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations beefed up the campaign by entering the team in this year’s COSAFA Beach Soccer Tournament slated for 25th Sept to 1st October 2022 in Durban South Africa.

The team is entering the residential training next week and then will fly out on 23rd Sept 2022  to Durban South Africa. The Durban tournament will help the coaches to gauge the strength of the team and they will return straight to camp for final polishing before going to MAPUTO Mozambique for the Africa finals.

While speaking to this website, Coach Salim Jamal Muwonge was very optimistic that the team would make Ugandans proud. “The boys are in good shape and very positive. We shall use the Cosafa tournament to sharpen our squad before traveling to Mozambique. I thank Fufa for giving us this conducive environment to prepare the team. We just call upon Ugandans to rally behind us in this campaign”. 

Uganda Sand Cranes last edition qualified for by AFCON BEACH SOCCER FINALS in Saly Senegal and reached the semifinals. Uganda is currently ranked 5th in Africa and 36th Globally.

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