FUFA has learnt of the shocking news that Uganda Cranes defender Murushid Juuko lost one of his newly born triplets.
Juuko who has been named in the 26 man squad to Tunisia was part of the final training session at Islamic Univeristy In Uganda, Kabojja on Friday morning.
He was full of energy and going in for clean tackles.
‘It is very sad for our player to lose his newly born baby. We know what he is going through but we shall give him the support as he is part of another strong Uganda Cranes family’ said FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo.
Uganda Cranes coach Milutin Sredojevic is equally saddened by the news but believes the young defender’s strong heart will help him overcome the state in a record time.
“We are all saddened by the death for one of newly born triplets. As a family, we are with him at heart and pray he overcomes the shock in a record time. Murushid remains a strong player and his character has been shown in the early morning training session held on Friday. May the Almighty bless him” Sredojevic said of Jjuuko.
Jjuuko is part of the squad named for the Tunisia training camp.