Nig/Uganda Friendly: We are here to learn from Nigeria, Uganda Coach

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Uyo-The head of the Ugandan team, Milutin Sredojevic, said on Tuesday that team wanted learn an experienced side like Nigeria as part of its rebuilding process.

Sredojevic told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Uyo that the international friendly against the Eagles a learning process for team.

‘’ For 37 years , Uganda has not qualified for the African Cup of Nations. The last Uganda played in Ghana in 1978.

‘’ In the last three editions, we have come so close and we wonder if anything is running away ’’ he said.

Sredojevic said the Ugandans had set a four-year target rebuild their team, also known as the Cranes, and wanted start with Nigeria.

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‘’ If you really want to do something in your life, you to have education . We have come to educate ourselves in the house of African football in .

‘’ We know you have very talented . We are very grateful and privileged to play against your team,’’ he said.

The said had the potential of regrouping itself after missing out on the qualification of some Nations cup tournaments.

He said would be a major contender for the 2017 Nations cup given her pedigree and .

He commended the Nigeria Football Association for accepting to play the Ugandans and warm hospitality accorded the delegation  since their arrival for the game.(NAN)