In my life i had never dreamt of photographing sports pictures. Instead, being a freelancer, i sat in the stands as a spectator for a few games of the recently concluded 36th edition of the CECAFA tourney. CECAFA is the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations, which Uganda has won a record thirteen times. And this year, it was held in Namboole, Kampala-Uganda.
The Uganda Cranes Uganda’s national team emerged champions for the thirteenth time and conceded only one goal.
The tourney saw the world’s newest country South Sudan also participate in their first international football encounter though it was eliminated in the group stages.
For a few games, save for the final, i sat as a spectator and fan of the Uganda Cranes at the stadium looking at 22 big men running after a piece of 12 patched pieces of leather and here are some some moments i got.