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8:32 EAT: Denis Onyango playing a sweeper role after Mwesigwa’s send off.

8:27 EAT: UGANDA SUBSTITUTION: Brian Majwega paves way for Mike Sserumaga.

Micho now has an attack-minded side. It means Baba Kizito and Mawejje play deep in the middle. Then Sserumaga is just infront of them. And the striking trio of Massa, Sserunkuma and Ssentongo upfront.

8:24 EAT: GUINEA SUBSTITUTION: Mohammed Yattara on for Ibrahima Traore.

8:21 EAT: YELLOW CARD: Soumah is booked.

The Cranes need two goals to erase the 37-year tough memories, the extension of this Afcon jinx.

8: 20 EAT: Its in. Onyango falls down on his left but the ball is just fast enough to the bottom corner. GUINEA 2-0 UGANDA.

8:17 EAT: RED CARD: Andy Mwesigwa is SENT OFF.

8:17 EAT: Brian Majwega opens up on the left flank, good foot work but his cross is wasted by Luwagga Kizito.

8:15 EAT: The Cranes fumble outside the Guinea area, ball cleared. Mwesigwa makes another foul.

UGANDA SUBSTITUTION: Daniel Sserunkuma on for Farouk Miya. Miya has had a tough five days in the Cranes’ jersey.

8:10 EAT: Cranes skipper Andy Mwesigwa commits another foul here.

He survives a booking.

8:08 EAT: Back to Casablanca, Uganda are doing the fire-fighting business in the opening minutes against the Guineans.

8: 09 EAT: In Tamale, TOGO pulls one back against GHANA. Jonathan Ayite half the deficit to make it 2-1.

GHANA have failed to keep a clean sheet in 17 months.

8:05 EAT: And we are back underway for the final 45 minutes between GUINEA and UGANDA in Casablanca.

GUINEA 1-0 UGANDA.

7: 48 EAT: HALF-TIME: GUINEA 1-0 UGANDA.

7:47PM EAT: 45 minutes played, the Cranes are playing longer than usual passes in search of an eqauliser. Panic!

7:42 EAT: We are into the final five minutes of this first half and the Cranes are yet to find an answer to Ibrahima Traore’s strike.7:43PM: A cross from Brian Majwega is cleared away. Cranes are lacking the final ball at goal.

FACT: In all 2015 Afcon Qualifiers that Cranes have conceded first, they have failed to win. Madagascar (Away), Togo (Home and Away)

7:34 EAT: The Cranes are pacing up. Godfrey Walusimbi busts up front. Three corner-kicks in a row but they yield no fruit. Good response since that Traore goal!

Cranes are slowly stringing up play in the middle. They need a final pass on the business end of things.

Chat conversation end

7: 33 EAT: THIS IS HOW GROUP E STANDS NOW
1. Ghana 11pts
2. Guinea 10pts
3. Uganda 7pts
4. Togo 6pts

7:30 EAT: In Tamale, GHANA extends their lead against TOGO, Mubarak Wakaso makes it 2-0.

Chat conversation end

7:29 EAT: The Cranes are finding it hard to possess the ball in Guinea’s half.

7:25 EAT: GGOOOOOAAAAAALLLLLLL……

GUINEA 1-0 UGANDA

Captain Ibrahimah Traore scores from a free-kick.

The ball goes through the feet of the wall.

7:21 EAT: In Tamale, hosts GHANA lead TOGO, 1-0. Goal by Majeed Waris

7:19 EAT: The Cranes surive another cross from Sory Conte. Onyango clears the goalkick.

7:15 EAT: Uganda’s Godfrey Walusimbi is having night mares. He is very busy.

7:12 EAT: Cranes right-back Isaac Isinde is down in pain. He must have felt pain from an elbow. Taken off for treatment.

7:07 EAT: Only five minutes played and Guinea have had two shots at goal.

7:06 EAT: Ibrahima Traore’s left-foot shot goes to Denis Onyango’s hands. Early intent.

7:04 EAT: And Idrissa Sylla’s long range effort declares the intentions for Guinea are maximum points tonight. GUINEA 0-0 UGANDA

7:02EAT: Senegalese referee Malang Diedhiou gets action underway in Casablanca. GUINEA 0-0 UGANDA.

7:00PM EAT: The Cranes beat Guinea 2-0 in the first leg in Kampala and are only a point away from qualification. Guinea has conceded in all their fixtures contrary to the Cranes who have managed two clean sheets so far.

7:00PM EAT: The Cranes beat Guinea 2-0 in the first leg in Kampala and are only a point away from qualification. Guinea has conceded in all their fixtures contrary to the Cranes who have managed two clean sheets so far.

6:59 EAT:The anthems are done at the Stade Mohammed V in Casablanca.

6: 48 EAT: Its Match day 6 in Group E of the 2015 Afcon Qualifier. Second-placed Uganda (7 points) is away to Guinea in the final pool match. A draw earns the Cranes a ticket to dine with the continent’s football aristocrats in Equatorial Guinea next year.

Cranes coach Micho Sredojevic makes two changes from the team that beat Ghana on Saturday at Namboole.

UGANDA X1: Dennis Onyango (GK), Isaac Isinde, Godfrey Walusimbi, Savio Kabugo, Andy Mwesigwa (Cpt), Tonny Mawejje, Geoffrey Kizito, Farouk Miya, Kizito Luwagga, Brian Majwega and Geoffrey Massa.

GUINEA X1: Yattara Naby, Ibrahima Toure, Sylla Issiaga, Florentin Fode Pogba, Camara, Sankoh Baissama, Naby Keita, Fofana Boubacar, Sory Conte, Sylla Idrissa, Seydouba Soumah

SOURCE: Daily Monitor

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