African football legends El Hadji Diouf, Emmanuel Eboue and Didier Zokora will take centre stage during the Uganda-France friendship week, in a friendly match, in Kampala, Uganda, on March 22.
The week is a celebration of the friendship between Uganda and France.
The big match will feature a Ugandan legends side against an African legends side.
The African team will include a selection of El Hadji Diouf, Emmanuel Eboue, Didier Zokora, Taribo West, Mohammed Sissoko, Robert Kidiaba, Shabani Nonda, Geremie Njitap, Benjani Mwaruwari, Tresor Lomana Luar, Khalilou Fadiga, Olivier Kapo, Nkongolo Ilunga, Moustapha Kamara, Aliou Goloko, Allasane Ndour, Kossi Agassa, and Aboubakari Camara.
The Ugandan team will be captained by Geoffrey Massa. Set to feature for Uganda will be Ibrahim Mugisha, Simeone Masaba, Nestroy Kizito, Richard Malinga, Edward Kalungi, Dan Wagaluka, Vincent Kayizzi, Hakim Magumba, Patrick Ochan, Noah Babadi Kasule, Geoffrey Sserunkuma, Hassan Mubiru, Robert Ssentongo, Steven Bengo, and Brian Umony.
Uganda Olympics Committee (UOC) president William Blick said the week will aid sports development in the country.
“Proceeds from the past events have gone to construct hard courts in schools within Kampala and we shall soon unveil the courts,” said Blick.
In partnership with ANA and Sports Leo