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Micho impressed with players' passion

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 3rd July 2017 01:01 PM

The team is supposed to have a double training session today

The Uganda Cranes regional tours

Western Region Select v  Uganda Cranes


At Kabale Municipal Stadium (3:30 p.m) – Free Entry

Uganda Cranes coach Milutin Sredejovic has been impressed with the performance of his players during training sessions ahead of Saturday's Uganda Cranes regional tour in Kabale.

“I am very impressed by the commitment and character of the players in attendence,” Micho stated.

A squad of 25 players was last week summoned to start preparations for upcoming Cranes engagements. First Cranes will play a Western region select team on Saturday at the Kabale Municipal Stadium then South Sudan in a two legged CHAN 2018 qualifier on July 14th and 22. Thereafter they will face Egypt in August at home in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Kampala.

The team is supposed to have a  double training session today at Mandela National stadium,Namboole.

Players who attended the training:

Goalkeepers: Saidi Keni (Proline), Tom Ikara (Kirinya/Jinja S.S)

Defenders: Nico Wakiro Wadada (Vipers), Deus Bukenya (Vipers),  John Adiriko (SC Villa), Martin Kizza (SC Villa),  Bernard Muwanga (SC Villa), Rashid Toha (Onduparaka)

Midfielders: Nicholas Kasozi (Synergy), Shafiq Kagimu (URA), Simon Sserunkuma (SC Villa),

Solomon Okwalinga (Synergy)

Forwards: Milton Karisa (Vipers), Erisa Ssekisambu (Vipers), Nelson Senkatuka (Proline), Vitalis Tabu (SC Villa), Method Bassey (Mbarara), Shaban Mohamed (Onduparaka)

Foreign based players:

Hassan Wasswa Mawanda, Dennis Iguma and Murushid Jjuuko


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