By Baker Lwesabula
Uganda’s Ambassadors at this year’ s CAF Confederation Cup Sports Club Vipers has this morning jetted out of the country to South Africa for their return leg of the Confederations cup against south Africa’s Platinum Stars.
According to an official communication from the 2015/16 season Uganda Cup winners, a total of 18 players and five officials left for Pretoria aboard South African Airways this morning at 7am.
“Coach Jorge Miguel Da Costa trimmed his originally 23 man squad to eighteen from whom the he will select the starting team on Saturday” the communication partly read.
Defender Aggrey Madoi returns on the squad having missed the home tie where Dan Birikwalira featured in left back well as Ibrahim Kayiwa is dropped alongside striker Tonny Odur.
Forwards Alfred Leku,Musa Esenu and Pius Wangi have also stayed behind but Erisa Ssekisambu,Milton Karisa and Francis Onekalit make the three attackers on the Rustenburg bound team.
Vipers have a slim advantage over the PSL having won their first leg of this fixture 1-0 played at St Mary’s stadium last Saturday.
Jorge Miguel Da Costa’s Vipers will seek for a draw to advance to the next round.
Full traveling Squad:
Goal keepers: Ismail Watenga,James Alitho
Defenders: Nicolas Wadada, Bashir Asiku, Aggrey Madoi, Dan Birikwalira, Shafik Bakaki, Halid Lwaliwa
Midfielders: Siraje Sentamu, Deus Bukenya, Moses Waiswa, Brian Nkuubi, Brian Kakaire, Mike Sserumaga, Keziron Kizito
Forwards: Erisa Ssekisambu, Milton Karisa, Onekalit Francis
Coaches: Jorge Miguel Da Costa, Richard Wasswa, Edward Golola, Stephen Billy Kiggundu