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2017 AFCON Finals: Early preparations to kick off on Wednesday, 25 players summoned for non residential training

The Uganda Cranes technical team will kick off early preparations for the 2017 AFCON Finals with four non residential training sessions before the end of November.

With the 2016 CACAFA Senior Challenge cup still in balance, FUFA has heeded to the plans submitted by the Uganda Cranes Head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic.

‘FUFA will support the technical team towards preparations and planning for the 2017 AFCON Finals, Gabon. It is a challenge to the team not getting an opportunity to play in the CECAFA Senior challenge Cup which had been included in the Cranes preparations for the AFCON Finals. We have had to change the plans’ said FUFA Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein

‘Micho will release the detailed programme at the FUFA weekly press conference on Wednesday of the Uganda Cranes’ preparations for the 2017 AFCON Finals. The press conference will start at 10 am at FUFA House’ added Hussein

 

Here is the breakdown of the programme

Monday 21st November- Cranes 25 man squad released for 4 non residential  training sessions on 23rd, 24th, 27th and 28th November, 2016.

Wednesday 23rd November- Micho to release detailed programme of the Uganda Cranes preparations for 2017 AFCON Finals

Wednesday 30th November-Announcement of Uganda Cranes provisional squad to the 2017 AFCON Finals

The 25 man squad for 4 non residential  training sessions on 23rd, 24th, 27th and 28th November, 2016.

Jamal Salim, Ochan Benjamin, Watenga Ismail, Wadada Nicholas, Okoth Denis, Batambuze Shafiq, Toha Rashid, Kassaga Richard, Lwaliwa Khalid, Awanyi Timothy, Wasswa Hassan Mawanda, Tony Mawejje, Kizito Geoffrey, Kizito Keziron, Mutyaba Muzamil, Sadam Juma, Erisa Sekisambu, Mucurezi Paul, Walusimbi Godfrey, Lubega Edrisa, Sentamu Yunus, Nsibambi Derrick, Serunkuma Geoffrey and Shaban Muhammad.

MAIN PHOTO: Uganda Cranes Head coach Micho and his assistant Moses Basena (in a deep football discussion)  have summoned 25 players for the initial stages of the team’s early preparations for  2017 AFCON Finals.

 

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