By Spy Uganda
Kampala: The Uganda Cranes will shift focus to the forthcoming Africa 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers that will get underway in June this year.
According to fixtures, the Cranes are pooled in Group E alongside Mali and neighbors Kenya and Rwanda.
The quest for a first-ever appearance at the global showpiece will begin with a trip to Nairobi to face Kenya between 5th-8th June 2021.
Meanwhile, Uganda will then return to action with a home fixture against Mali on matchday two. The dates will be between 11th -14th June.
Matchday three and four will be a doubleheader against Rwanda with the first leg coming between 1st -4th September in Kigali before facing off in Kampala in a space of two-three days.
The penultimate game will see Uganda host Kenya in the first week of October and later end the group phase with a trip to Bamako, Mali between 10th-12th October.
The group winner after six games will go into the final qualifying phase that will have nine other group leaders.
There will be a draw for the final ten teams and the five winners on aggregate will represent Africa at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar next year.
2022 World Cup Fixture
5th – 8th June 2021
Kenya Vs Uganda
11th – 14th June 2021
Uganda Vs Mali
1st – 4th Sept 2021
Rwanda Vs Uganda
5th – 7th Sept 2021
Uganda Vs Rwanda
6th – 9th Oct 2021
Uganda Vs Kenya
10th – 12th Oct 2021
Mali Vs Uganda