The Confederation of African Football has issued out a statement to memeber associations stating how the World Cup qualifiers have been postponed to a later date in September.

The start of the African group stage qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup have been shifted to September,  Confederation of African Football has confirmed in a press release

Close sources reveal that the postponement has been as a result of poor infrastructures in most of these African countries and a stadiums in particular and a good example is our own Mandela stadium in Namboole.

The qualifiers were initially due to begin in October last year,  but the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic saw them shifted to June, but they have been postponed again to September as some nations continue to be hit hard by the pandemic.

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The preliminary World Cup competition will now be played in four windows starting in September, with two games each.

Uganda are pitted in Group E with Mali, Rwanda and Kenya and their attempt to reach their first world cup finals will behind at the Nyayo International Stadium against Kenya in September.

The 10 group winners will be drawn into head-to-head, two-legged ties for one of the five places at the World Cup.