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Uganda Cranes to play Kenya in friendly

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 3rd September 2019 05:00 PM

Mubiru has named a 25 man squad for the international friendly that will help both countries prepare for international engagements.

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Cranes coach Abdullah Mubiru

Mubiru has named a 25 man squad for the international friendly that will help both countries prepare for international engagements.

 
 
International friendly match 
 
Sunday 
Kenya v Uganda 
 
Abdullah Mubiru will continue in his role as interim Ugandan Cranes head coach when the team plays Kenya in a friendly match this Sunday in Nairobi.
 
Mubiru named a 25 man squad for the international friendly that will help both countries prepare for international engagements.
 
The buildup will also prepare some of the players for the two-legged 2020 CHAN Qualifiers against Burundi and the 2021 AFCON campaign that starts in November when Uganda Cranes takes on Burkina Faso and Malawi.
 
The squad includes some of the players that were part of the national side that featured in the 2019 AFCON Finals in Egypt while others are local-based players. 
 
The local players will train on Thursday morning at the StarTimes Stadium before flying out the same day later in the evening while the foreign-based stars will connect from their clubs direct to Kenya.
 
Vipers striker Fahad Bayo who has been one of the few players in form is also part of the team. 
 
The Squad
Onyango Denis (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Lukwago Charles (KCCA FC), Odongkara Robert (Horoya AC, Guinea), Mutakubwa Joel (Kyetume FC), Willa Paul (Vipers SC), Kizza Mustafa (KCCA FC), Ochaya Joseph (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Awany Timothy ( FC Ashdod, Israel), Juuko Murushid (Wydad Casablanca, Morocco), Revita John  (KCCA FC), Mujuzi Mustafa (Proline FC), Lwaliwa Halid (Vipers SC), Kasozi Nicholas ( KCCA FC), Lwanga Tadeo ( Tanta FC, Egypt), Lumala Abdu (Pyramids FC, Egypt), Kizito Luwagga ( (Shaktar Karagandy, Kazakhstan), Miya Faruku ( Konyaspor, Turkey), Kyambadde Allan ( El Gouna FC, Egypt), Kayiwa Allan ( Vipers SC), Aucho Khalid (El Miskir FC, Egypt), Okello Alan (KCCA FC), Mutyaba Muzamir ( KCCA FC), Okwi Emmanuel (Al Ittihad, Egypt), Kaddu Patrick (KCCA FC) and Bayo Fahad (Vipers SC).
 
 

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