Saturday, 18 May 2013

Uganda Cranes to Play Bayern Munich

The Champions of the 2012/2013 German Bundesliga Bayern Munich will next year face the Cranes during their tour of Uganda.
The National Council of Sports (NCS), Chairman, John Bosco Onyik told Redpepper Online on Friday evening that the Germans will visit on September 4 under the Oliver Kahn Foundation.
Onyik explained that Kahn, the former German first goalkeeper, has entered a partnership with NCS to have the Football made in Uganda programme and his intention is all about talent identification from grassroots to Primary and Secondary schools.
Onyik said since Khan played for Bayen Munich for many years he has confirmed the German champions will make the trip and play the game on September 4. He revaled that the Kahn Foundation is also trying to make sure World footballer Leone Messi makes the trip to try and raise the profile of the Oliver Kahn Foundation.
When contacted the German Ambassador in Uganda Klaus Dieter Duxmann also confirmed the development saying it will be a big game when Bayern Munich travel to Uganda to play the national team here.
Top European clubs like Manchester United and Tottenham have previously visited and played International friendly games against top teams in South Africa.