Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho‘ Sredojevic is expected to pay close attention this weekend when some of his professional players feature for their respective clubs.
Kawowo Sports’ Bryson Michael Mugote takes you through the fixtures involving Ugandan players.
In Portugal, Alex Kakuba will be eying for that golden chance of debuting for Estoril Praia club against Rio Ave on Sunday at Coimra stadium. The ‘Primerira Liga’ goes into week two.
Kakuba who joined Estoril in June this year is among the 24 provisional squad summoned by coach Micho to face-off against Ghana and Guinea in the Orange AFCON qualifiers.
The defender missed Estoril’s league opener game on Monday against Arouca FC where both teams drew 1-1.
In Iceland, the Urvalsdeild premier league will also take action and Tony Mawejje’s Vaur plays away to Fylkir Football Club on Sunday.
The Ugandan midfield maestro is expected to be on Valur’s starting eleven at Fylkisvollur stadium.
Mawejje, a loaned player from Haugesund of Norway, has featured full time in Vular’s five recent games and scored once.
In the other early kickoff match on Sunday, Abel Dhaira’s IBV will play hosts to bottomed Thor Akureyri FC at Vestmannaeyjar stadium.
Dhaira is also likely to begin in goal after featuring for the last 15 matches of IBV.
After week 16, IBV is 9th on the table with 17points, four points below Mawejje’s Valur. FH Hafnarf Jardar tops the log with 35 points.
Yunus Ssentamu’s AS Vita play TP Mazembe in their final game of Group A of CAF Champions League on Sunday.
Both sides are through to semifinals of the cup but the Tata Raphael stadium action will determine who finishes top of the group, after both tying on 10 points.
Tony Odur’s Nkana Red Devils is in Abidjan city of Ivory Coast ahead of a meeting against Sowe FC in group B of the CAF Confederations Cup.
Nkana seeks a draw or win to proceed to semifinals of this year’s confederations cup, while, a negative result favors the hosts.