The U 17 players who were chosen during the Airtel Rising Stars season 4 regionals are currently in training at Njeru Technical Center in Jinja. They are being trained and closely supervised by FUFA coaches ‘Video’ Anyau and Hadijah Namuyimba in preparation for the African champions that are going to be held in Gabon. The coaches are happy about the progress that the players have shown since the regionals and are optimistic about Uganda’s performance in the championships.
The fruits of the Airtel Rising Stars tournament are already visible, with four players in the current Under 17 Uganda National team having passed through this program.
The U17 players chosen to represent Uganda in the Airtel African championships will leave for Gabon on 23rd August 2014.