BOTSWANA, Francistown, Lebogang Disele of Botswana National team Zebras and Iguma Denis of Uganda vie for the ball during the AFCON 2017 qualifying match at the Francistown Stadium in Botswana on 4 June 2016. MONIRUL BHUIYAN/Backpagepix
Thursday Sep 01, 2016. 14:30
Uganda will be eyeing nothing but a win over Comoros in their final 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier at the Mandela National Stadium in Kampala on Sunday.
Kick-off is at 16h00 (CAT).
The Cranes of Uganda need a victory over Comoros in order to qualify for the AFCON finals for the first time in 39 years.
They are currently placed second on Group D standings with 10 points. They are only behind leaders Burkina Faso on head-to-head.
Milutin Sredojevic's side will win group D if they defeat Comoros and Burkina Faso register a draw or loss against Botswana.
Comoros' Les Coelecantes are desperate for a victory over Uganda in order to finish above Botswana on Group D standings.
Amir Abdou, who have already been eliminated, are currently fourth on Group D standings with three points - three behind Botswana.
Tony Mawejje's first-half goal helped Uganda beat Comoros 1-0 in the two teams' first group meeting in Mitsamiouli.
Senegalese referee Malang Diedhiou will officiate the encounter between Uganda and Comoros on Sunday afternoon.