The Uganda Cranes find themselves yet again in familiar situation after losing to Zambia in the ongoing CHAN 20 16 tournament in Rwanda which leaves the East African nation in must win situation to stand a chance of progressing to the next level.
Uganda Cranes after failing to qualify will for Africsn Cup of Nations in many occassions have in many cases foubd themselves needing calculations to make it. Once sgsin it is not different as they must win against Zimbabwe in their last Group D match of 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) after losing to Zambia 1-0 on Saturday at the Umuganda Stadium
A goal by Zambia’s skipper Christopher Katongo in the 41st minute condemned coach Milutin Micho’s side to a painfull defeat that left Cranes officials and fans with no option but to pull out their calculators and start doing the mathematics to check what percentage of chance the side has.
Also the math to determine what the Cranes need to do in their next match against Zimbabwe after wasting several chances on Saturday in an entertaining and open game which the Chipolopolo themselves were under pressure to win.
Stand-in captain Joseph Ocala was left speachlessafter the game and blamed bad luck for the loss with skipper Farouk Miya out with a shoulder injury.
Uganda Cranes after playing a 2-2 draw against Mali in their opening game, now need to win the last game comfortably against Zimbabwe in group D and hope Mali fail to beat Zambia who have already progressed to the quarter finals.