Ugandan midfielder Godfrey Walusimbi said Friday that the Cranes’ first African Cup of Nations arrive in four decades had handed players the opportunity of a lifetime.
Walusimbi, 27, and he is a defender, Shafik Batambuze were named Thursday as part of Uganda’s 23-man squad for the biennial competition which starts in Gabon on January 14.
this chance comes once in a lifetime. “For us Ugandans, I cannot wait to play there and make a history,” the left-footed Walusimbi, who turns out for the former Kenyan league champions Gor Mahia said in Nairobi.
Africa Cup of Nations will play in Uganda for the first time in 38 years.