President Museveni has given the Uganda Cranes $1m (Ugsh3.7 billion) for their performance at the African Cup of Nations 2019 in Egypt where they reached the Round of 16.
According to Ugandan journalist, Usher Komushigha, the president gave the team the cash price for their performance at the African Cup of Nations on going in Egypt.
The team had arrived Uganda after the round of 16 defeat to Senegal .
The Uganda team reached the round of 16 of the tournament surpassing many people’s expectations but unfortunately bow out to Senegal after a 1 nil defeat.
They beat DR Congo in the first game,drew their second game and lost to Egypt in the last game to finish second in group A.
The Uganda coach, Sebastian Desabre who guided the team to the round of 16 of the African Cup of Nations left the team a day ago to join Pyramid FC of Egypt.
By Uche Dozie