Uganda Cranes players in a previous training session

Uganda Cranes have not trained on Tuesday as per the programme with reports they are striking over unpaid bonuses.

Uganda Cranes training in an earlier session

The team was supposed to conduct training at the Arab Contractors stadium at 7pm local time but they never showed up to the disappointment of the media that was waiting.

Around 7.20, Fufa Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein revealed that the training was cancelled although no reason was advanced.

Kawowo Sports later found out that players staged the strike demanding to be paid bonuses worth $ 6,000 in total for win and draw against DR Congo and Zimbabwe.

A win for the Cranes in Afcon fetches $ 4000 for each player while a draw earns each $ 2000.

Uganda takes on Senegal on Friday in the round of 16 fixture at the Cairo International stadium.

Senior Staff writer at Kawowo Sports mainly covering football

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2 Comments

  1. Simply send them home!
    Don’t even play Senegal or send the COSAFA team.

    They have sabotaged their campagin.

  2. Ugandan player have showed the area of weakness and with that kind of behavior l don’t think that they can defeat Senegal.

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