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Uganda Kobs, Saudi Arabia shares spoils in U23 friendly

FULL TIME: Saudi Arabia (U23) 0-0 Uganda (U23) (FUFA Media)

FULL TIME: Saudi Arabia (U23) 0-0 Uganda (U23).

Uganda Cranes U23 team and Saudi Arabia played out a barren draw as the two sides faced each other in an Under-23 friendly played on Friday, July 2, at the Prince Faisal Bin Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Capital of Saudi Arabia.

The two sides will lock horns once again on Monday July 5 as they look to sharpen for respective engagements.

Isma mugulusi looks set to close in on opponent

The youthful squad of the national team is camping in Saudi as they prepare for the forthcoming CECAFA U23 Championship in Ethiopia due to kick off on 17th this month.

Bobosi Byaruhanga (left) closes on as Musa Ramathan looks on in the background

U23 head coach Morley Byekwaso will feel bothered after his side failed to find the back of the net but will look to build from positives like a clean sheet in a game played under hot temperatures.

Bright Anukani, Karim Watambala, Derrick Kakooza, Julius Poloto, Najib Yiga and goalkeeper Hassan Matovu were given playing minutes off the bench.

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Skipper of the night, Enock Walusimbi (left) closes in on Saudi player

Kobs Starting XI – Charles Lukwago, Enock Walusimbi, Aziz Kayondo, Musa Ramathan, Peter Magambo, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Steven Sserwadda, Saidi Kyeyune, Richard Basangwa, Isma Mugulusi, Steven Mukwala


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