Sports Commissioner, Micho to attend AFCON 2017 draws


AFCON 2017 Draws: Wednesday, 19th October 2016

  • At ASMG Tent, Stade De L’Amitie – Liberville (Gabon)
  • Follow the draw live on Airtel Uganda Football (Facebook Page & Twitter Handle)

During the AFCON 2017 draws in Gabon, Uganda will be represented by Commissioner in the Ministry of Educations and Sports Omara Apitta and Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Sredejovic.

The draws will take place this Wednesday at the ASMG Tent in Stade De’ L’Amitie in Gabon.

All the 16 finalists and millions across the globe shall be eager to know who draws who in the four groups.

Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) communications manager Ahmed Hussein confirmed;

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.

Delegations of the 16 counties at the draw will also conduct a familiarization tour of the four cities where stadium, Hotel and training grounds are located for 2017 AFCON Finals

The duo flew out on Monday evening.

Uganda Cranes qualified for the finals for the first time since 1978.

The Cranes edged Comoros 1-01 at Namboole a result that sent them back to the table of African football giants.

Uganda is placed in Pool 4 alongside Zimbabwe, Guinea Bissau and Togo.

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


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