All Africa Games Qualifiers:
1st Leg: Mozambique Vs Uganda – 20th – 22nd February 2015
2nd Leg: Uganda Vs Mozambique – 6th- 8th March 2015
March – April 2015
Winner Uganda/Mozambique Vs Ghana
The Uganda National Under 23 team, The Kobs started preparations for the first leg qualification against Mozambique in high gear on Saturday and Sunday.
Of the 50 players who had had been initially summoned to start training under head coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sedrojevic, 49 appeared and they looked ready for the task.
‘I am impressed by the turn up of the players and their attitude. We shall build a strong team ahead of the upcoming campaign. Players must be mindful, selection is through hard work and purely on merit’ Micho told www.fufa.co.ug.
100 players of the Uganda Premier League and the FUFA Big League were invited to participate in the trials ahead of the final squad naming where 30 players will be picked after next weekend’s training.
The technical team of coaches Micho, Hamid Juma, Frank Anyau, George Ssemwogerere and Sadiq Wasswa shall continue to take a critical look at the players and make wise selections.
Next weekend, training resumes with the FUFA Big league cream mixed with several Uganda Premier league players.
The initial 50 players summoned:
GOALKEEPERS (6): Isma Watenga (Vipers), Kigonya Mathias(Bright Stars), Mugabi Alex (Simba), Bugembe Ashadu (Kira Young), Majwega Michael (Lweza), Didi Mohamed (Sadolin)
DEFENDERS (18): Nsubuga Joseph (Bright Stars), Kagwa Andrew (Sc Villa), Musisi Farouk (Lweza), Nsubuga Moses (Bright Stars), Lumu Isa (Kira Young), Kiyemba Ibrahim (Lweza), Kyambadde Sadat (Police), Bakaki Shafiq (Express), Mukobe Umaru (BUL), Ssemogerere Joseph (Sadolin), Kawessa Frank (Simba), Ochwo Brian (Victoria), Bukenya Rashid (Rwenshama), Magadah Ibrahim (Entebbe), Mukisa Joseph Junior (Sadolin), Kisige Paul (Sadolin), Muwanguzi John (Soana), Katende Misi(Soana)
MIDFIELDERS (13): Miya Farouk (Vipers), Teko Derrick (Kira Young), Kizito Keziron (Vipers), Lwanga Tadeo (Express), Nkuubi Brian (Kira Young), Kiwanuka Gadaffi (Rwenshama), Mutyaba Julius (Lweza), Sempala Hashim (BUL), Otto Daniel (Victoria), Pengere Ibrahim (Entebbe), Achema Robert (BUL), Senfuka Rahumatah (Police), Kamanzi Denis (Sc Villa)
ATTACKERS (13): Kalisa Milton (BUL), Kivumbi Martin (Bright Stars), Elkanah Nkugwa (URA), Kikoyo Hassan (Bright Stars), Kasumba Umaru (Police), Kasule Abdul Kareem (Sc Villa), Batali Moses (Vipers), Malingumu Julius (Vipers), Kasibante James (URA), Kawadwa Joshua (Bright Stars), Kigongo Ronald (URA), Lwesibawa Godfrey (Express) and Lwassa Peter (URA)