ALL AFRICA GAMES QUALIFIERS:
Mozambique VS Uganda – Played on the weekend of 20th-22nd February, 2015 – Maputo
Return Leg – Weekend of 6-8th March – Kampala
Uganda Under 23 Head Coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sedrojevic and his entire technical team headed by Hamid Juma have on Wednesday named 36 players from which the final traveling team for the Mozambique clash will be picked.
Addressing the media at the FUFA Weekly press conference in Kampala, Micho hinted on the three levels of football development the Country is currently undertaking;
We have been now giving the local League emphasis (with the various programmes of player Scouting, visiting the different clubs) continuation of Cranes Na-mutima campaign among others).Also we are looking at the development games – All Africa Games and Olympic qualifiers, CHAN Qualifier and CECAFA 2015.
The third stage is that of planning for Afcon 2017, World Cup 2018 and Afcon 2019.
At the same press conference, FUFA CEO, Edgar Watson has communicated the changes in the U-23 coaching structure that arose after the FUFA Emergence meeting.
Frank Anyau is assistant coach, Sadick Wassa the goal keeping coach and trainer while Patrick Ntege is the team manager.
On the choice of players picked for the job, Micho highlighted that;
We tried to give all chances to the available players in the all the leagues and these are best we have picked. We shall continue to screen for the best
Training starts Saturday through to Monday before a final team of 25 will be named to start residential training at the FUFA Njeru Technical center.
MAIN PHOTO: U-23 Head Coach, Milutin ”Micho” Sedrojevic (second right) addressing the media at FUFA House, Mengo – Kampala on Wednesday, 11th February 2015.
PHOTO CREDITS: FUFA Communications Department