Covid-hit URA hold nerves in Caf draw

The other skill. Mbowa (left) and his teammates battled bravely against Al Masry to keep in the knockout tie. PHOTO/EDDIE CHICCO

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Eleventh-hour setback. Just hours to Saturday’s first leg of the Caf Confederations Cup duel against Egyptian sides Al Masry, ten URA players were ruled after testing positive for Covid-19

A cloud of uncertainty hovered over URA the moment Covid-19 ruled out 10 of their players and three coaches ahead of Saturday’s Caf Confederations Cup tie against Al Masry. 
All the match preps had been driven by predictions of what pivotal players like Shafik Kagimu, Cromwell Rwothomio, Steven Mukwala and Viane Ssekajugo would produce to fell the Egyptians Al Masry but they were all a no-show at the St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende. 

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