AFCON 2015 CAMPAIGN: 9 Uganda Cranes Stars join camp
Sunday 18th May 2014
Madagascar Vs Uganda
3pm (Time in Madagascar, 2pm in Uganda)
Venue: Stade Rabemananjara- Mahajanga
The mood in the Uganda Cranes Camp at Sky hotel was brightened as 9 players joined the team for the the day 6 training at Namboole Stadium later on Monday evening.
Kenyan based midfielders, Aucho Khalid and Geofrey ‘Baba’ Kizito together with Dan ‘Muzei’ Sserunkuma reported.
They were joined by the home based KCC and Sports Club Victoria University players.
Left winger, Brian Majwega, midfielders Ivan Ntege and Gadaffi Kiwanuka represented KCCA while defender Savio Kabugo, goalie Benjamin Ochan and utility player, Denis Iguma were the other players who trained with the others.
“We still expect more players but so far the training is moving on well”, Micho , who was joined by all his assistants, Kefa Kisala and Fred Kajoba (goal keeping coach) said.
Martin Mutumba Kayongo who missed the Sunday training was part of Monday evening training session. Kira Young center half, Richard Kassaga who had suffered a knock in training last week was also back.
Training resumes on Tuesday as more players are expected to show up for training. The Ethiopian duo of defender, Isaac Isinde and goal keeper, Robert Odongkara who play for St George are expected to join the team training on Tuesday.
The Portuguese based pair of Alex Kakuba and Luwagga Kizito (Sport Colviha) arrived on Monday and will definitely be part of the Tuesday programme
Players who trained on Monday evening at Namboole Stadium:
Henry Kalungi (Richmond Kickers – U.S) , Joseph Ochaya (Asante Kotoko- Ghana), Ismail Watenga (Vipers- Uganda), Emmanuel Okwi (Young Africans-Tanzania), Allan Kyambadde (Express FC – Uganda), Hamis Diego Kizza (Young Africans – Tanzania), Farouq Miya (Vipers-Uganda), Francis Olaki (Soana – Uganda), Nicolas Wadada (Vipers-Uganda) , Hassan Wasswa (KCC FC-Uganda), Martin Mutumba Kayongo (Caykur Rizespor –Turkey), Dan Sserunkuma (Gor Mahia f.c – Kenya), Geofrey Baba Kizito (Gor Mahia f.c – Kenya), Khalid Aucho (Tusker – Kenya), Savio Kabugo (SCVU – Uganda), Benjamin Ochan (SCVU – Uganda), Dennis Iguma (SCVU – Uganda), Ivan Ntege (KCCA – Uganda), Brian Majwega (KCCA – Uganda) and Gaddafi Kiwanuka (KCCA – Uganda).
Photo : Uganda Cranes players training on Monday evening at Namboole Stadium.