Onyango praises high level of commitment displayed by colleagues


Uganda Cranes captain Denis Onyango Masinde has hailed his colleagues’ commitment to duties of the national side following their goalless draw against Malawi.

Denis Onyango

Speaking to the media after the game, the Mamelodi Sundowns first choice goalkeeper saluted the attitude from his teammates during the two international friendly matches played in a space of three days.

I am very happy that we did not concede against Malawi.

The clean sheet was very important for us. We defended well throughout the match.

We were very compact at the back. The commitment was there all through. We are on the right path.

Onyango added that the outfit will play for the coach as they try to quickly adapt to the coach Sebastien Desabre’s system and mode of play.

When we enter the field of play, we play for the results and to the coach’s system and style of play.

The coach is gonna take us forward.

We need to adapt to his system.

The next match ahead of us is most important for now

In the opening match, Uganda beat West African island nation Sao Tome and Principe 3-1 on Saturday, 24th March 2018 before playing out to a dull goal-less stalemate with central African country Malawi .

The Uganda Cranes is expected to play another friendly match in May 2018 as the coach and his technical team continues with the assessment process of players.


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