After defeating Eastern region 3:0 in a trail game played yesterday in Kamuli District, The Uganda Cranes head tactician Milutin Sredejovic Micho has this afternoon released an 18 man’s traveling squad for the upcoming international friendly game against Kenya set for Nyayo on Wednesday.
By Baker Lwesabula
According to an official communication from the Uganda top football governing body FUFA, Players will link up this evening and spend a night together at Sky Hotel, Ntinda for bonding at technical purpose before flying out on tomorrow morning at 9 O’clock aboard Kenya Airways.
The Serbian international coach named two goal keepings, six defenders, seven midfielders and three strikers including professional Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Nijmeh, Lebanon), Kirizestom Ntambia (Jimma Aba Buna), Yassar Mugerwa (Saint George, Ethiopia), Murushid Juuko (Simba, Tanzania), Shafiq Batambuze (Tusker, Kenya) and Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia, Kenya)
“The foreign based players will link up in Nairobi from their respective clubs and join the contingent that will have flown from Entebbe International Airport” partly read the communication from FUFA.
The two CECAFA rivals (Cranes and Kenya) will face off in a friendly match this Thursday at Nyayo stadium in Nairobi.
Full Squad Named:
Goalkeepers: Benjamin Ochan (KCCA), Isma Watenga (Vipers)
Defenders: Nico Wakiro Wadad (Vipers), Timothy Denis Awanyi (KCCA), Habib Kavuma (KCCA), Murushid Juuko (Simba, Tanzania), Shafiq Batambuze (Tusker, Kenya), Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia, Kenya)
Midfielders: Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Nijmeh, Lebanon), Kirizestom Ntambia (Jimma Aba Buna), Yassar Mugerwa (Saint George, Ethiopia), Moses Waiswa (Vipers), Muzamil Mutyaba (KCCA), Joseph Ochaya (KCCA), Brian Majwega (KCCA)
Strikers: Geofrey Sserunkuma (KCCA), Emmanuel Okwi Arnold (SC Villa), Milton Karisa (Vipers)