2017 AFCON QUALIFIERS:
- Uganda Cranes Vs Burkina Faso Stallions
- Saturday, 29th March 2016 – Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole (7 p.m)
Hours after their 1-0 victory over Uganda Cranes, the Burkina Faso team chartered a flight to Uganda for the return leg set on Tuesday night at Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Kampala.
A sixty man delegation from Burkina Faso arrived at Entebbe International Airport on Sunday.
The Stallions squad has 20 players, ten officials and 30 fans.
They arrived at Entebbe International Airport at around 11:00 a.m in a private jet and drove straight to the Golf Course Hotel in Kampala where the advance team had booked them three weeks ago.
FUFA official mouth piece, Ahmed Hussein confirmed the Stallions’ arrival to Kawowo Sports;
Yes, Burkina Faso is here. Our team (Uganda Cranes) is at Ouagadougou Airport. They arrive in Uganda on Monday early morning.
Uganda is booked on Ethiopian Airlines flight that will have a stop over at Addis Ababa in Ethiopia.
Uganda hosts the return leg of the Group D clash in the night game that will decide the fate of the two countries.