UK-based striker Ibra Sekajja says that he is ready to score goals for Uganda Cranes team if given a chance because “I have been waiting for this moment for a very long time.”
Sekajja is one the three English-based strikers who got maiden call ups and were added on the 33-man provision squad training camp ahead of AFCON qualifiers with a big chance to make it to the final squad if at all they impress.
Sekajja who plays for South London’s Dulwich Hamlet FC in the National League South, the sixth tier of English football said that he has waited for this opportunity for a very time and he believes that he has the ability to win games for the National team.
“I have waited for a long time to be here and now have got the opportunity, am very excited and ready to score goals and help the team to win games because ability-wise have no issues at all and ready to give in the best of my self if am given a chance,” said Sekajja.
“I have played in several levels of English football and each level with different styles, tactics and format of play, so that kind of experience puts me in good position to easily adopt to the system and the culture of Ugandan football.”
Uganda Cranes is in pool F, alongside Algeria, Niger and Tanzania, and Sekajja believes that Cranes can go through since it’s only Algeria which can pose a big threat.
“We have a chance to through from the group we are in, the only team which is going to give us hard time is Algeria, but it’s good that it’s the one we are starting with, so it will help us as a team to measure ourselves and how best we can set for next games”
Uganda open up it’s campaign on away against Algeria on June 4th before hosting Niger on June 8th.