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AFCON Beach Soccer 2021: Uganda ready to take on hosts Senegal

2021 Beach soccer Africa cup of Nations Senegal:

23rd – 29th May – Saly City

Sunday, 23rd May: Senegal Vs Uganda – Saly Beach Soccer Stadium

*5:30 PM Local Time (8:30 PM East African Time) – Live on 102.1 FUFA f.m

The 2021 Beach Soccer finals kick off officially on Sunday, 23rd May 2021 at the Saly beach soccer stadium.

Uganda Sand Cranes take on the host country Senegal in a group A opening match on Sunday evening.

Uganda Sand Cranes players stretch
Uganda Cranes players during a training session in Senegal

Tanzania is the other country in the group following the untimely withdrawal of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Team captain and goalkeeper Meddie Kibirige has expressed readiness to take on the hosts.

‘Since we arrived in Senegal, all has been good. The players are ready to give 100 percent in the tournament. The morale is high and the weather is not that bad’ Kibirige disclosed.

Uganda Sand Cranes contingent is comprised of 15 players and 9 officials.

Saly beach facility that will host the AFCON 2021 beach soccer finals
Uganda Sand Cranes in talk session

Full Team:

Goalkeepers: Meddie Kibirige (St Lawrence University BSC), Nasser Lwamunda (Kiringente BSC), Mutebi Ronald (St Lawrence University BSC)

Defenders: Paul Lule (Buganda Royal BSC), Davis Kasujja (MUBS BSC), Douglas Muganga (MUBS BSC),Byaruhanga Rica (St Lawrence University BSC), Kikonyogo Jonathan (St Lawrence University BSC), Suleiman Ochero (St. Lawrence University BSC)

Forwards: Ismail Kawawulo (MUBS BSC), Baker Lukooya (St Lawrence University BSC),Emmanuel Wasswa (St Lawrence University BSC),Swalley Ssimbwa (St. Lawrence University BSC), Ambrose Kigozi (Buganda Royal BSC), Ronald Magwali (Buganda Royal BSC)

Bashir Mutyaba, assistant coach of Uganda Sand Cranes


Leader of delegation: Hamid Juma

Head coach: Salim Jamal Muwonge

Assistant Coach: Bashir Mutyaba

UBSA Chairman: Deo Mutabazzi

UBSA Delegate: Anthony Tumwesigye

Team Doctor: Ivan Kulika

Team Coordinator: Tonny Ssebagala

Media Officer: Julius Mutebi Bazzeketta

FUFA Secretariat: Isaac Natukunda

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