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Khalid Aucho issues an apology over his misconduct



Uganda Cranes midfielder, Khalid Aucho has issued an apology letter over his misconduct which forced him out of contention for the forthcoming 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers games against Burkina Faso and Malawi.

On Friday 19th March 2021, FUFA issued a statement which was suspending Khalid Aucho for not adhering to the code of conduct that governs the Cranes players when he refused to use the means of transport sent to pick him from Entebbe international Airport and didnt appear in the camp in Kisasi.

In a letter shared on his social media handles, Aucho has apologized to the Federation, Coaches and Players and wished them the best ahead of the final two group B games.

“Am remorseful and I take full responsibility for the mistakes that led to my suspension from the national team camp for the forthcoming AFCON qualifiers against Burkina Faso and Malawi.” Reads part of his letter of apology.

“I regret my actions and am ready to put this chapter behind me as it’s a dream to represent my country. To FUFA, fellow players, fans, family and friends; I can only say I’m sorry.

“I also accept the fact that many of you will not believe my aplogy or anything that I say at this point but this is my only official statement and it’s from the bottom of my heart. I wish the Uganda cranes success in the two encounters and I hope for the best. See you soon.”

Khalid Aucho was set to miss Burkina Faso game because he accumulated a lot of yellow cards and was bound to play the Malawi game.

Uganda is in group B with 7 points and one point behind group leaders Burkina Faso and 3 points ahead of 3rd placed Malawi.

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