Cranes Midfielder Khalid Aucho has issued an official statement apologizing for the circumstances that led to his suspension from the National team currently undergoing training, ahead of two crucial AFCON quarter qualifier fixtures.
Aucho says, he takes full responsibility for his actions and asked foe forgiveness from FUFA, fellow players, coaching stuff and fans. Five days to arguably Uganda’s biggest game in the 2021 Afcon qualifiers, the fans were treated to shocking news of the suspension of midfield gem Khalid Aucho.
The midfielder who is suspended for the Burkinabe encounter on March 24 due to his red card in defeat to South Sudan last year would be available for selection against Malawi on March 29.
The statement released by Fufa at the end of the said, the midfielder’s dismissal was because he failed to adhere to the National team Code of Conduct and Fufa Circular date March 4, 2021.
Aucho ignored the car FUFA sent to pick him from Entebbe International Airport, to drive him straight to the cranes camp, and opted to first visit his family.
The player was to miss the match 24th game due to a red card he got while the cranes were losing to South Susan, but would be available for selection for the next fixture.
The 26-year-old midfielder was part of the Uganda team that reached the round of 16 of the 2019 AFCON, starting all four games.
He also featured for the Cranes in the 2017 AFCON and played the full 180 minutes in their double header against Egypt in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.