Uganda Cranes captain, Denis Onyango, says the penultimate 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Black Stars of Ghana on Saturday is a must-win for them and they would not spare Ghana as they seek an
important victory to brighten their chances of making it to Russia.
Onyango, who has conceded just one goal throughout the qualifiers, insists a win over Ghana in the epic clash in Kampala will see the Cranes in a strong position to fight for the sole group slot.
Uganda are currently second in Group E on seven points, two shy of group leaders Egypt who host bottom side Congo on Sunday.
“It [the group] is still open. I think it will go until the last game, but it’s important for us to win the game which is against Ghana at home and put pressure on Egypt because they are playing away against Ghana in the last game. Ghana won’t make it easy for them,” Onyango was quoted by Kickoff.
“So for us it’s all about winning our remaining games and to see how far we can go because no one gave us a chance. We have surprised everyone,” said Onyango, who plays for South African side, Mamelodi