The draw of the 2017 AFCON finals to be hosted by Gabon is set for this Wednesday 19th October, 2016.
THE Federation of Uganda Football Association FUFA, is among the 16 finalists and will be heavily represented during the ceremony in Libreville at the ASMG Tent in Stade de l’Amitie.
FUFA Communications Manager, Ahmed Hussein confirmed the latest developments.
‘FUFA will be represented by both Cranes Head coach, Milutin Sredojevic and Commissioner for physical Education in the Ministry of Education and Sports Omara Apita in Gabon, Hussein added;
‘Delegations of the 16 counties at the draw will also conduct a familiarisation tour of the four cities where stadium, Hotel and training grounds are located for 2017 AFCON Finals’.
Uganda Cranes qualified for the finals for the first time since 1978. The Cranes edged Comoros 1-01 at Namboole to secure the result that sent them back to the table of African football giants.
AFCON 2017 Pots
Pot 1: Gabon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Algeria
Pot 2: Tunisia, Mali, Burkina Faso, DR Congo
Pot 3: Cameroon, Senegal, Morocco, Egypt
Pot 4: Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Guinea Bissau