The biggest AFCON has been started and the Democratic Republic of Congo and Cranes of Uganda are going to start their first match on Saturday at the Cairo International Stadium in Group A. Both teams are looking forward to the best scores to stay in the comfort zone before their game against Egypt.
DR Congo is already the champion team of 1968 and 1974 and now the Champions of Congo are appearing for the 19th time in AFCON. Similarly, Uganda’s best finish in AFCON was a 2nd place finish in 1978 and now they are appearing for the 7th time in AFCON. Congo has a surprise team in this tournament due to the likes of Cedric Bakambu and Yannick Bolasie.
Uganda is going to play for the first time in AFCON after qualifying back to back from 1974 to 1978. They have the best goalkeeper of Africa, Denis Onyango. To have a fighting chance, the team will need his best performance. To win the opening match is compulsory if they want to go ahead in the contest, Sebastien Desabr, head coach of Uganda.
It is believed that the first impression is always the last impression and so is with Uganda. Their opening match is an important match which will determine their next performance in AFCON. So they have to win if they want to stay in the game.
Their coach said that we have to play with confidence to win the trophy. To get something we must have to lose something. So we will take risks to score best in the match. The match will start at 3:30 PM at Cairo International Stadium. People can watch it at SuperSport.
Get ready to enjoy DR Congo vs Uganda today.
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