AFCON 2017 QUALIFIERS: 24 Uganda Cranes players named for Comoros Match
AFCON 2017 Group D Qualifier:
Saturday, 5th September 2015: Comoros Vs Uganda (Mitsamiouli Stadium – 3:00 pm – Uganda and Comoros have same time zones)
Match Referees All from Seychelles: Barra Allister (center referee), Adelaide Eldrick (1st assistant), Steve Marie (2nd assistant), Nelson Fred Emile (Reserve Referee).
Commissioner: Ali Rajab Muhsin (Zanzibar)
Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Sredojevic has summoned 24 players for the upcoming AFCON 2017 away tie against Comoros.
Sredojevic named the team on Thursday during the FUFA weekly press conference at FUFA House in Mengo.
Flanked by the Federation Finance Director Decolas Kizza, Competitions Director Ali Mwebe and the FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo, Micho highlighted on the need to have positive mentalities ahead of the match.
The match against Comoros away is our most important game of the campaign. We need to prepare well, psychologically, mentally and physically.
The players consist of players who feature for their clubs locally, regionally, on the continent and elsewhere in the world.
The summoned team has 4 goal keepers, 8 defenders, 8 midfielders, 4 strikers.
They are expected to start residential camp on Monday, 31st August 2015.
The final team will have 2 goal keepers, 6 defenders, 7 midfielders and 3 strikers.
Farid Mpagi will be the media officer attached to the team.
The Full Uganda Cranes Team Summoned:
Dennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sun Downs, South Africa), Ismail Watenga (Vipers, Uganda), Robert Odongkara (St George, Ethiopia), Salim Jamal (El Merriekh, Sudan)
Denis Iguma (Al Ahed, Lebanon), Joseph Ochaya (KCCA, Uganda), Murushid Juuko (Simba, Tanzania), Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Denis Okot (KCCA, Uganda), Shafik Bakaki (Vipers, Uganda), Richard Kasagga Jjuuko (URA, Uganda), Isaac Isinde (St George)
Yasser Mugerwa (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Aucho Khalid (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Farouk Miya (Vipers, Uganda), William Luwagga Kizito (Rio Avio, Portugal), Muzamiru Mutyaba (KCCA, Uganda), Kizironi Kizito (Vipers, Uganda), Tonny Mawejje (Thróttur Reykjavík, Iceland), Ivan Ntege (KCCA, Uganda)
Geofrey Massa (Bloemfontein Celtics, South Africa ), Brian Umony (St George, Ethiopia), Yunus Sentamu (Club Sportif Sfaxien, Tunisia), Robert Sentongo (URA, Uganda).