Denis Onyango hits at Returning to Uganda Cranes Camp

Former Uganda Cranes captain Denis Onyango has revealed the possibilities of playing for the Uganda National Football Team again despite having retired early this year.

Onyango who plays for Mamelodi Sundowns in South Africa made the revelations yesterday on Twitter.

The goal keeper has of recent been on form managing to maintain a clean sheet in the last 5 matches for the Mamelodi Sundowns through the month of September and the first week of October.

“Going into the international break with another clean sheet”. Said Onyango “Maybe time to join Uganda Cranes camp for the Kigali mission”

Regarded as one of the best Uganda’s footballers ever, Onyango was Uganda’s first team goal keeper from 2005 to his retirement in April 2021 having made 82 appearances for the country.

His tweet sparked debate among various football fans with some encouraging him to return to Cranes’ rescue while others advised him to let young players shine.

Uganda is currently in a bid to secure a place in Qatar 2022 World Cup and has so far made two draws against Mali at home and Kenya away. The country will play against the Rwanda National Football Team in Kigali on Thursday this week.

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