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BEACH SOCCER: Uganda Sand Cranes beef up preparations for Ghana Clash

CAF BEACH SOCCER QUALIFIER: Saturday, 15th March 2015

First Leg: Uganda Sand Cranes Vs Ghana – At Entebbe Sports Beach, 4 p.m

Friendly Match: Saturday, 28th February 2015

Uganda Sand Cranes Vs Select Side – At Entebbe Sports Beach, 4 p.m

Uganda Sand Cranes team has intensified preparations for the upcoming CAF Beach soccer championship qualifier slated for this Saturday, 28th February 2015 at Sports Beach in Entebbe.

We want to test out different player combinations on the exact match venue (Entebbe Sports Beach). We have been training for the previous weeks and the players are ready to face Ghana

The head coach, Harunah Kebba told


Uganda Sand Cranes head coach, Harunah Kebbah talks to the players after a training session in Entebbe.

On Monday, the Sports beach playing area was inspected by a team from Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) led by the FUFA competitions secretary, Ali Mwebe.

beach soccer ground ready

FUFA and Uganda Beach Soccer Association (UBSA) officials inspecting the Sports Beach facility where the match will be played.

Mwebe is also the chairperson of the local organizing committee preparing for the international match on 15th March 2015.

The Sports Beach arena measures to the expected international standards approved by CAF and FIFA.

Ali Mwebe assures.


The spacious Sports Beach facility in Entebbe will host Uganda Sand Cranes Vs Ghana first leg CAF 2015 Beach Soccer Championship qualifier.

A 24 man squad in currently undergoing non-residential training on specific days ahead of the crucial qualifier.

The winner of the game over the two legs will make it to the continental championships that will be hosted by Seychelles in April 2015.

The Full Uganda Sand Cranes Team:

GOAL KEEPERS: Michael Kalule and Ashadu Bugembe

OUTFIELD PLAYERS: Derrick Teko (Captain), Douglas Muganga (Assistant Captain), David Kasujja, Peter Roch Somoka, Nicholas Kamya, Hamim Semakula, John Revita, Dennis Sserukwaya, Ambrose Naturinda, Abraham Lubowa, Swaibu Kakwaya, Baker Lukooya, Isma Kagingo, Geofrey Akabwai, Brian Nkuubi, Yasser Mugerwa, Ali Bunkedeko, Emmanuel Kalyoowa and Nasser Lwemunda.

MAIN PHOTO: The Uganda Sand Cranes players in training session at the beach last week.

PHOTO CREDITS: FUFA Communications Department

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