Head coach Sebastien Desabre led his players to Stade de Marrakech for the official training on Friday night under floodlights, reports FUFA.CO.UG.
The magnificent stadium with a capacity of 45,240 fans will be host to all the Uganda Cranes three matches in Group B.
All the 23 players were involved in the session monitored by the entire technical team.
“We are ready for the tournament. The attitude showed during training. Let’s not relax. We have an important match to start with and we must get good results” Sebastien told his players after the training session.
Later in a press briefing, Desabre was confident. “I have been with the team for the last ten days following my appointment. I opted to sign because Uganda has so much potential and I want to work to imporove the level of the national team.”
“The first game in every competition is always the most important, ” said, adding that “Zambia is a good side and we are ready to face them. It is 50-50 for either side. Our target is to win the first game.”