AFCON 2017 Qualifiers: Group D
Burkina Faso v Uganda - Ouagadougou
Uganda v Burkina Faso -Namboole
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Uganda Cranes coach Micho Sredojevic has named 30 players to play against Burkina Faso in the upcoming AFCON 2017 group D qualifier matches.
The team composed of 12 local and 18 foreign based players starts non-residential training at the Nelson Mandela National stadium, Namboole on Friday.
Surprise names on the squad include Big League side Proline teenage striker Edrisa Lubega.Returnees are Mike Azira and Mike Sserumaga.
Uganda plays Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou on Saturday March 26 before the return leg three days later. The Egyptian referees will handle the first leg match.
Uganda Cranes full Squad:
Goalkeepers: Dennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Robert Odongkara (St George, Ethiopia), James Alitho (Vipers, Uganda), Salim Jamal (El Merriekh, Sudan)
Defenders: Denis Iguma (Al Itihad, Lebanon), Isaac Isinde (St George, Ethiopia), Joseph Nsubuga (Bright Stars, Uganda), Joseph Ochaya (KCCA, Uganda), Denis Okot Oola (KCCA, Uganda), Isaac Muleme (SC Villa, Uganda), Murushid Jjuuko (Simba, Tanzania), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Al Shorta, Iraq), Timothy Awanyi (KCCA, Uganda), Bernard Muwanga (Bright Stars, Uganda)
Midfielders: Mike Azira (Colorado Rapids, US), Khalid Aucho (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Moses Oloya (Becamex Binh Duong), Yassar Mugerwa (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Tonny Mawejje (Knattspyrnufélagið Þróttur, Iceland), Ivan Ntege (KCCA, Uganda), Kizito Luwagga (Feirense, Portugal), Mike Sserumaga (SC Villa, Uganda), Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia), Farouk Miya (Standard Liege, Belgium)
Strikers: Geoffrey Massa (Bloemfontein Celtics, South Africa), Emmanuel Okwi (Sonderjsyke, Denmark), Erisa Ssekisambu (Vipers, Uganda), Hamis Kiiza (Simba, Tanzania), Caesar Okhuti (KCCA, Uganda), Edrisa Lubega (Proline, Uganda)