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Emilian Kayima
Police Spokesperson Emilian Kayima. Courtesy Photo.

No Party Politics Allowed at Namboole as Uganda Cranes Host Tanzania's Taifa Stars - Police

Kayima who says that their specialised security units are already on ground to ensure that security is guaranteed adds that all highways, roundabouts and Namboole will have uniformed security to ensure that no crime is occasioned on anyone.
posted onSeptember 8, 2018
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By Kampala Post Reporter

KAMPALA. Uganda Police Force have warned that no party politics will be allowed at Mandela National stadium (Namboole) today as Uganda Cranes host their Tanzanian counterparts Taifa Stars for their second Group L match of the AFCON 2019 Qualifiers.

Emilian Kayima, Police Spokesperson in a statement on Saturday says that police and sister security agencies will as usual provide security for all before, during and after the game.

“Football has always been a unifier and it should be the same this time round proving our spirit of love, the East African Community and our Pan Africanism. Therefore, we don't expect any party colours, party symbols and politics at Namboole Stadium,” Kayima said.

Kayima who says that their specialised security units are already on ground to ensure that security is guaranteed adds that all highways, roundabouts and Namboole will have uniformed security "to ensure that no crime is occasioned on anyone".

He urged the public to follow the guidelines as given by security and FUFA officials.

The game is scheduled to start at 4:00pm.

Read also: AFCON 2019 Qualifiers: Uganda Cranes Vow to Capitalize on Home Advantage

Uganda lead Group L with three points after winning Cape Verde 1-0 last year, while Lesotho and Tanzania are joint second after they drew 1-1 in their opening game. The 2019 AFCON will be held in Cameroon in August.

Uganda Squad

Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango, Jamal Salim, Charles Lukwago.

Defenders: Denis Iguma, Nico Wakiro Wadada, Godfrey Walusimbi, Isaac Muleme, Murushid Juuko, Denis Timothy Awanyi, Hassan Wasswa.

Midfielders: Ibrahim Sadam Juma, Tadeo Lwanga, William Luwagga Kizito, Joseph Ochaya, Moses Opondo, Allan Kateregga, Khalid Aucho, Faruku Miya, Moses Waiswa.

Forwards: Emmanuel Arnold Okwi, Yunus Sentamu, Edrisa Lubega, Derrick Nsibambi, Patrick Henry Kaddu.

Visiting Delegation:

Goalkeepers: Aishi Manula (Simba SC), Benno Kakolanya (Yanga SC) and Mohammed Abdulrahman Wawesha (JKU).

Defenders: Hassan Kessy (Nkana FC, Zambia), Abdi Banda (Baroka FC, RSA), David Mwantika (Azam FC), Ally Sonso (Lipuli FC), Paul Ngalema (Lipuli FC), Gardiel Michael (Yanga SC), Kelvin Yondan (Yanga SC), Andrew Vincent ‘Dante’ (Yanga SC) and Aggrey Morris (Azam FC).

Midfielders: Himid Mao (Petrojet, Egypt), Salum Kimenya (Tanzania Prisons), Frank Raymond Domayo (Azam FC), Salum Kihimbwa (Mtibwa Sugar), Mudathir Yahya (Azam FC), Farid Mussa (CD Tenerife, Spain) and Simon Msuva (Difaa Hassan El-Jadidi, Morocco).

Forwards: Yahya Zayed (Azam FC), Kelvin Sabato (Mtibwa Sugar), Shaaban Iddi Chilunda (CD Tenerife, Spain), Rashid Mandawa (BDF XI, Botswana), Thomas Ulimwengu (El Hilal Omdurman, Sudan) and Mbwana Ally Samatta (KRC Genk, Belgium).

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