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News: Ochan/ Okello, want to wear Baggy Green…

Our usual topic for these player migrations is Ireland/Scotland/Netherland viz a vis England, but now it seems Ugandan players want to qualify for Australia.

Frankly, I dont really know the solution to such a problem.

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  1. Tom Mather
    February 9, 2008 at 3:00 am

    Beyond the Test World reports that the Ugandan Government has forgiven Okello and Ochan and no longer wants to arrest them. I know it’s a big step from this to them playing again for Uganda, but at least it’s a step in the right direction. Perhaps in a year or two when feelings have calmed down it might just happen. Uganda might need them to get out of WCL3.

  2. Art
    February 9, 2008 at 5:25 am

    The same story was reported in the local media.

  3. Rich B
    February 9, 2008 at 8:29 am

    Whilst it would be good for Ugandan cricket to have Ochan & Okello back I think it would set a bad precedent for them to come back soon. Uganda can’t have people running away every time they tour another country.

    On the up side Uganda cricket have a new President who has promised to unite the warring factions which led to such a weakened side being sent to Namibia in Nowember. With some wise leadership and the right coach they’ll be confident of building a stronger domestic base and making the World Cup qualifier in 2009.

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