Current Sofapaka coach Sam Ssimbwa is a former Uganda Cranes assistant coach and he had to step down to take up his role with the defending Kenya Premier League Champions.
One of his players Musa Doka Mudde is a Crane’s player who featured in the last game against Angola on the 4th September during the first round of games towards the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations.
play our ball on the ground
Mudde has already landed at Uganda’s camp that has since shifted from ‘messed’ up Namboole to the grassy Nakivubo stadium.
With Mudde were secrets on the Kenyan team that his coach must have listened to keenly.
“Kenyans are strong and very hard to shove off,” said the former Simba midfielder
“They also love long balls but are a good side. But if we play our ball on the ground, we can open them up. We have enough talented players who can hold the ball and if we do that well, we shall beat Kenya.” Added Mudde as quoted by The Monitor