BEACH SOCCER – International Friendly:
Sat, 6th December 2014
Zanzibar Vs Uganda Sand Cranes
Uganda National beach Soccer team, The Sand Cranes will play Zanzibar in an international friendly game on Saturday, 6th December 2014 in the Indian Ocean nation of Zanzibar.
The team’s head coach Harunah Kebba has already summoned 17 players set to travel on Tuesday.
Baker Lukooya features for MUBS in the Pepsi beach soccer league
There will be an official flag off for the team on Monday, 1st December 2014 at FUFA House in Mengo.
The Uganda Sand Cranes team is preparing for AFCON Beach Soccer Championships that will be hosted by Seychelles in April 2014.
There is planned training for the team with two dates set in December (28th and 29th) before a test match that will take place at Lido Beach resort in Entebbe.
Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) mandated the Uganda Beach Soccer Association (UBSA) to organize the game of Beach Soccer in Uganda.
So far, UBSA has recorded success in organizing the Pepsi national beach soccer league, the Women’s league, Corporate League, University and Institutions Championships and secondary schools tournaments.
One front where UBSA has scored highly is the securing of sponsors (Crown Beverages Limited under the Pepsi brand) to run the national beach soccer league.
The Sand Cranes team:
Michael Kalule (Sand Pirates), Nasser Rwamunda (Buwanika Bulls United)
Douglas Muganga (Nkumba Select), Derrick Teko (Y.M.C.A), Davis Kasujja (MUBS), Jeff Akabwayi (KIU), Ambrose Naturinda (Y.M.C.A), Joseph Nsubuga (St. Lawrence University)
Baker Lukooya (MUBS), Johnnie Levita (Real Galaticos), Saidi Mzee (Real Galaticos), Emma Kalyoowa (St. Lawrence University)
Brian Nkuubi (MUBS), Phillip Lwezawula (St Lawrence University), Roch Somoka (Nkumba Select), Nicholas Kamya (Sand Pirates), Ismail Kagingo (KIU)
Head Coach: Harunah Kebba
Assistant Coach: Peter Sseguya
Vice Chairman Technical: Hamzah Jjunju
MAIN PHOTO: The Pepsi Beach Soccer league action at action. The players called all feature in the league.
PHOTO CREDITS: FUFA Communications Department