With less than six hours to kickoff of the game against Cape Verde, Uganda Cranes players and officials remain stranded in Dakar, Senegal.
The over eleven players were expected to arrive in Praia in the wee hours of Saturday morning and arrived at the airport at around 7am (local time) ready to fly.
This was revealed by team doctor Ronald Kisoro in a watsapp message that will leave the country worried.
You cannot believe it we are still stuck at Dakar airport. Its 11am here. These guys use these tricks for visiting teams. We might get to Cape Verde at 3pm. Game is at 4pm.
So far, only seven players are in Praia, the match day city having arrived on Friday.
The seven are Shaban Muhammad, Derrick Nsibambi, Emmanuel Okwi, Geoffrey Sserunkuma defenders Isaac Muleme and Bernard Muwanga plus midfielder Robert Kakeeto.
Distance and time from Dakar to Praia
According to Google maps, the distance between the two cities is over 660km (401 miles) and the flight takes at least an hour and 33 minutes.