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Desabre names team for Tanzania match

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 3rd September 2018 08:17 PM

Cranes are preparing to take on neighbours Tanzania in the 2019 TOTAL AFRICA Cup of Nations qualifiers Saturday at Mandela National stadium, Namboole.

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Cranes are preparing to take on neighbours Tanzania in the 2019 TOTAL AFRICA Cup of Nations qualifiers Saturday at Mandela National stadium, Namboole.

AFCON qualifier 2019

Group L

Saturday

At Namboole,4pm

Uganda v Tanzania

Charges: sh15,000 (Ordinary), sh40,000 (VIP), sh150,000(VVIP)

Uganda Cranes head coach Sebastien Desabre has named a 24 man team that enters residential camp on Monday.

Cranes are preparing to take on neighbours Tanzania in the 2019 TOTAL AFRICA Cup of Nations qualifiers Saturday at Mandela National stadium, Namboole.

Left back Godfrey Walusimbi, striker Edrisa Lubega and goalkeeper Salim Jamal are some of players taking part in the training session.

“We are all set for the match against Tanzania. Since we qualified and played at the last AFCON, all our focus is on making it again. We call upon the fans to rally behind the team,” stated Jamal

Cranes top Group L (3 points) which consists of Tanzania, Lesotho and Cape Verde. They beat Cape Verde 1-0 in the opening game of the qualifiers last year. Tanzania and Lesotho both share a point having played to a one all draw in their opening group game.

Captain Denis Onyango, Derrick Nsibambi, William Luwagga Kizito, Allan Kateregga, Yunus Sentamu, Moses Opondo and Farouk Miya are expected to join camp soon.

Uganda Cranes squad for residential camp:

Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Jamal Salim (El Meriekh, Sudan), Charles Lukwago (KCCA FC, Uganda)

Defenders: Denis Iguma (Kazma FC, Kuwait), Nico Wakiro Wadada (Azam, Tanzania), Godfrey Walusimbi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa) FC, Isaac Muleme (Haras El Hodood, Egypt), Murushid Juuko (Simba Sports Club, Tanzania), Denis Timothy Awanyi (KCCA FC, Uganda), Hassan Wasswa (El Geish, Egypt)

Midfielders: Ibrahim Sadam Juma (KCCA FC, Uganda), Tadeo Lwanga (Vipers SC, Uganda), William Luwagga Kizito (BATE Borisov, Belarus), Joseph Ochaya (Lusaka Dynamo, Zambia), Moses Opondo ( Vendsyssel, Denmark), Allan Kateregga (Cape Town City, South Africa), Khalid Aucho (Un-attached), Faruku Miya (Gorica, Croatia), Moses Waiswa (Vipers Sc, Uganda)

Forwards: Emmanuel Arnold Okwi (Simba SC, Tanzania), Yunus Sentamu (FK Tirana, Albania), Edrisa Lubega (SV Ried, Austria), Derrick Nsibambi (Smouha, Egypt), Patrick Henry Kaddu (KCCA FC, Uganda)

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