Denis Onyango - Mamelodi Sundowns

Excitement gripped the nation as Uganda Cranes skipper Denis Onyango made it to the CAF Awards 2018 FIFPro Africa Best XI.

Denis Onyango

Onyango reached this milestone after carrying Uganda through the 2019 AFCON Qualifiers without conceding a goal.

The 33-year old rubbed shoulders with Mohamad Salah who beat Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and Sadio Mane to the 2018 Caf African Player of the Year award.

Here is how Ugandans reacted;

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