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Uganda Cranes regional tours 2017: Kitara Region releases 20 man team

Uganda Cranes regional tours 2017:

  • Kitara Region Vs Uganda Cranes – 28th May in Fort Portal

The Kitara Region Football Association Technical committee has summoned a strong 20 man squad ready to face the national team, Uganda Cranes on 28th May 2017 in Fort Portal.

The players summoned are expected to report in Fort Portal by Wednesday 24th May 2017 (latest 1pm) for training.

Uganda Cranes has this year toured the Eastern region in Kamuli and West Nile (Paidha) where they won 3-1 and lost 1-0 respectively.

The essence of such tours which were started two years ago is to take the national team brand closer to the fans in their respective localities.

Also, it is another plat form to show case talent that has not yet been exposed.

Uganda Cranes’ last visit of the Kitara region dates as far back as 19th September 2015 when the national side won convincingly 6-0 at the Boma stadium in Masindi before a record crowd that included the FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo, delegates among other dignitaries.

 

Uganda Cranes XI against Kitara region in Masindi: Standing L-R:  Julius Ntambi, Ambrose Kirya, Henry Katongole, Tadeo Lwanga, Martin Mpuuga. Front Row: Ceasar Okhuti, Robert Sentongo, Isaac Muleme, Mathias Kigonya (G.K), Feni Moses Ali and Hassan Dazo Wasswa.

Back then, Julius Ntambi opened the floodlights in the very first minute with a venomous shot from 18 yards to give the national team the lead.

Team skipper, Robert Sentongo led by example with the second goal on six minutes.

S.C Villa’s midfielder, Ambrose Kirya scored the third after goal keeper, Christopher Kusima spilled a hard effort from Ceaser Okhuti to make it three on ten minutes.

The day’s hero, Sentongo got the fourth. Muzamiru Mutyaba and striker Frank Kalanda scored the other two goals for the national team to register the biggest victory since  the regional tours’ inception.

R-L: FUFA Executive committee member, Rogers Byamukama, FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo, FUFA Vice Presidnet Dennis Mbidde and Airtel Uganda’s Noela Byuma in the pavilion wing of Boma stadium

Telecommunication giants, Airtel Uganda, also the main Uganda Cranes sponsors and partners Nile Breweries Limited run the national team’s regional tours.

The Kitara region team summoned:

Goalkeepers: Isaac Kwizera (New Villa), Jamil Kiyimba (Booma Young)

Defenders: Anderson Mugalu (Kasokwa), Patrick Kusemererwa (Suncity), Dennis Alioni (New Villa), Timothy Kato (Kitara), Gerald Bailensi (New Villa), Ramathan Karim(New Villa), Maxwell Owarizigui (Booma Young), Emma Amanyirebyoba (New Villa)

Midfielders: Ronald Kyamanywa (Kasokwa), Godfrey Kasingo (Suncity), Hope Balaza (Eagles), Vincent Kasoki (Bumate), Eziekel Agaba (Bumate), Augustine Kacancu (Katwe)

Strikers: Beckham Musoke (Bumate), Ronald Okello (Kasokwa), Job Talemwa (Create Peace Academy), Sylvester Mumbere (New Villa)

MAIN PHOTO: Kirata Region select team that played Uganda Cranes in 2015. 

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