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Build up: Uganda Vs Gabon match referees named

International Build-up: Uganda Vs Gabon (Closed Door Match)

At FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru

Kick-off: 3 p.m (Live on 102.1 FUFA f.m and Azam T.V)

Match Officials:

Alex Muhabi (Match Referee), Mark Ssonko (1st Assistant Referee), Okello Lee (2nd Assistant Referee), Dennis Batte (Reserve Referee), Catherine Adipo (Match Commissioner/ Assessor)

The match referees to officiate Sunday’s build up between Uganda Cranes and Gabon have been named.

FIFA referee Alex Muhabi will handle the game as the centre referee. He will be assisted by Mark Ssonko (first assistant) and Okello Lee (second assistant).

Dennis Batte is the reserve referee whilst Catherine Adipo will be the match commissioner and referees’ assessor.

Gabon is already in the country and will be accommodated at Ci-Sand Suites in the heart of Jinja town.

Uganda’s players trained on Saturday morning and are expected to conduct a last training session ahead of the build up in the afternoon for one hour.

Meanwhile released the three more players Basoma Andrew, Philip Wandyaka and Miton Karisa from camp.

‘These players have strong qualities. We shall keep following them for future international engagements’ said Micho.

The players left in camp will now be part of the Uganda Cranes contingent to Rwanda for the 2016 CHAn Finals.

Uganda is in the same group with Zimbabwe, Zambia and Mali.

Uganda’s opening match is against Mali on 19th January in Rubavu.

The 23 players in camp at Njeru:

Goalkeepers: James Alitho (Vipers S.C), Mathias Kigonya (Bright Stars F.C), Watenga Ismail (Vipers FC)

Defenders: OKot  Denis (KCCA FC), Kasagga Richard (URA FC), Nsubuga Joseph (Bright Stars), Muleme Isaac (SC Villa Jogoo),  Hassan Wasswa Dazzo (KCCA FC), Timothy Awany (KCCA), Ochaya Joseph (KCCA FC), Muwanga Bernard (Bright Stars FC),

Midfielders: Ntege Ivan (KCCA FC), Ambrose Kirya (SC Villa Jogoo), Keziron Kizito (Vipers), Mutyaba Muzamil (KCCA FC), Miya Faruku (Vipers), Martin Kiiza (SC Villa Jogoo)

Strikers: Robert Ssentongo (URA), Geoffrey Sserunkuma (Lweza), Kalanda Frank (URA), Okhuti Ceasar (KCCA FC), Francis Olaki (Soana FC), Erisa Sekisambu (Vipers SC)

Photo: L-R: Three of the 4 FIFA Referees Alex Muhabi, Mark Ssonko and Dennis Batte at an international match. Balikowa (3rd from Left) will not be officiating on Sunday but he has been assigned for the game between Uganda and Cameroon on Wednesday.

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