7 Days in Dubai - - SPORT -

Uganda team man­ager Michael Wan­dera be­lieves his squad will prove their qual­ity when the HSBC World Sev­ens Series gets un­der way in Dubai next month. The Cranes were re­cently crowned the best side in Africa af­ter beat­ing Namibia 38-19 in the fi­nal of the Africa Rugby Cup Sev­ens in Kenya. They have just fin­ished an in­tense train­ing camp and Wan­dera ex­pects them to hold their own at the Dubai Sev­ens. “We have been with them for over eight weeks and I think th­ese are the best of the best at the mo­ment,” he said. Head coach Tol­bert Onyango also be­lieves his side have im­proved since their vic­tory over Namibia in Septem­ber. “We have seen a lot of im­prove­ments since the Africa Cup and we are hop­ing for the best,” said Onyango. “It’s a good chance for us to test our­selves.” Uganda start their cam­paign on De­cem­ber 2 against South Africa be­fore fac­ing United States and Scot­land in pool B.

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