The intended training camp for the Uganda Cranes that was due next week in Jordan has been cancelled, the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has confirmed.
A group of up to 30 players has been involved in a training camp for the last five days since Monday, in preparations for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Kenya and Mali at the start of September.
The Cranes were expected to shift their training base to Amman, Jordan on Sunday, with two friendly games also scheduled on August 23 and August 26 against Syria.
However, the plans have been cut short, with FUFA saying that they are looking at alternative options for training before the team plays another friendly against Ethiopia on August 29.
“The Uganda Cranes earlier scheduled team camp in Amman, Jordan [21st-26th August), has been cancelled,” FUFA confirmed in a statement.
“Efforts are being made by the federation to find an alternative friendly match within that period, before facing Ethiopia in the last build up on Sunday 29th August in the Ethiopian city of Bahir Dar..”
“The team will continue with preparations in Uganda until a new schedule is communicated for the trip to Ethiopia.,” the statement added.
While FUFA has not officially stated the reason why the camp has been called off, www.vomuhabura.com understands that it revolves travel complications caused by the coronavirus pandemic.