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Basena names Cranes squad to prepare for CECAFA

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 28th November 2017 11:23 AM

Uganda are the current champions having won the trophy for a record 14th time in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2015

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Moses Basena

Uganda are the current champions having won the trophy for a record 14th time in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2015

Saddam Juma has bounced back on the national team - the Cranes.

The KCCA midfielder who has taken along without featuring for the national team is part of the 26man squad that has been summoned by Coach Moses Basena to start preparing for forth coming CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup.

Apart from Saddam, some of the new entrants on the team include Proline’s Daniel Isiagi. Isiagi who previously been on form has far scored four goals in the league.  This year’s CECAFA will run from December 3 -16 in Kenya.

The national side will conduct their first training session on Wednesday at Namboole before they travel to Kenya on Friday evening.

Uganda are the current champions having won the trophy for a record 14th time in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2015.

Last year the tournament was not held after Kenya pulled out from hosting the event. Apart from hosts Kenya, Libya, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Zanzibar, Sudan, Rwanda, Burundi, Somalia and Uganda are the other participating nations.

The squad:

Goal keepers: Isma Watenga (Vipers SC), Benjamin Ochan (KCCA FC), Tom Ikara (Kirinya Jinja SS)

Nicholas Wadada (Vipers SC), Ibrahim Kiyemba (Sc Villa Jogoo), Muleme Isaac (KCCA FC), Aggrey Madoi (Police FC), Juuko Murushid Simba-Tanzania), Timothy Awanyi (KCCA FC), Savio Kabugo (Proline FC), Bernard Muwanga (Sc Villa Jogoo), Tom Masiko (Vipers SC), Mutyaba Muzamiru (KCCA FC), Tadeo Lwanga (Vipers SC), Stephen Mugisha (Police FC), Milton Karisa (Vipers SC), Paul Mucureezi (KCCA FC), Allan Kateregga (KCCA FC), Allan Kyambadde (Sc Villa Jogoo), Nelson Senkatuka (Bright Stars FC), Derrick Nsibambi (KCCA FC), Hood Kaweesa (Police FC), Batte Seif (Bright Stars FC), Saddam Juma (KCCA FC), Daniel Isiagi (Proline FC), Basse Methodious (Mbarara City FC).

 

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