Fahad Bayo – Ugandans should expect the best

Uganda Cranes striker Fahad Bayo has promised fans the best when the team takes on South Sudan on Thursday.

The Cranes will take on the Bright Stars on Thursday at the StartTimes Lugogo Stadium in the Group B of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

According to the forward, the team is ready and are in dire need of maximum points.

“It is unfortunate that there will be no fans, but we promise to serve better because we love our country,” Fahad Bayo said before adding.

“Fans should expect the best, we want to win because we need these points badly. We are ready and we want it more,” he added.

Fahad Bayo in search for Cranes second goal

The lanky striker enter this game looking for his second goal the senior Uganda Cranes team

Fahad Bayo scored his first goal for the Johnathan McKinstry-led side in a 2-0 win over the Flames of Malawi on November 11, 2019.

Uganda started their campaign with a goalless draw away to Burkina Faso, before recording a 2-0 win at home against Malawi.

Emmanuel Okwi and Fahad Bayo scored the goals in the 30th and 68th minutes respectively.

This ensured that the East Africa nation went top of the group with four points.

They are playing South Sudan, who started with a 1-0 loss away to Malawi with the lone goal coming in the 68th minute courtesy of Frank Mhango.

The Bright Stars then hosted Burkina Faso at home but ended up falling 2-1 despite putting up a brave fight.  

In Group B, both Uganda and Burkina Faso have four points but the former are on top courtesy of a better goal difference.

The Flames of Malawi have three points from two games played ahead of matchday three actions.

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Herman Nnyanzi 'The Analyst' is a Ugandan multimedia sports journalist who started his career in 2017. He has a genuine strong love for sports and expertise, especially football. Contact me on +256704472629 or +256786403603

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