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Byekwaso reveals Uganda XI Vs Tanzania | CECEFA U-23 Challenge Cup

CECAFA U-23 Challenge Cup 2021: Group A

Sunday, 24th July 2021: Uganda Vs Tanzania (2 PM) – Bahir Dar International Stadium – Live on 102.1 FUFA f.m

  • Sunday, 18th July 2021: Uganda 0-0 Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Uganda Line Up Vs Tanzania

Uganda U-23 (Kobs) head coach Morley Byekwaso has named the starting line up against Tanzania in the group A of the 2021 CECAFA Challenge Cup at the Bahir Dar International Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Uganda U-23 head coach Morley Byekwaso

There are two changes from the team that earned a valuable point during the goal-less group A contest with Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last Sunday.

Midfielder Steven Sserwadda is introduced for Steven Sserwadda who pulled a muscle during the first half against DRC.

Najib Yiga replaces Derrick Kakooza on the front line for the goals.

Uganda’s players quench their thirst after a training session at the Bahir Dar University play ground

The rest of the players are maintained in a game that Uganda needs to win so as to qualify for the semi-finals.

Byekwaso expects a hard contest and believes they will break down the Tanzanian team.

‘We saw how Tanzania plays. We shall break them down though it will be a do or die game. My players are ready to give 100 percent in the match’ Byekwaso told

The match shall be live on 102.1 FUFA f.m.

Julius Poloto and Abdallah Salim vie for possession during a training session at the Bahir Dar stadium

Uganda XI Vs Tanzania: Charles Lukwago (G.K), Enock Walusimbi (Captain), Azizi Kayondo, Musa Ramathan, Peter Magambo, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Bright Anukani, Karim Watambala, Julius Poloto, Najib Yiga, Steven Mukwala

Subs: Denis Otim (G.K),Sadam Masereka, Derrick Kakooza, Gavin Kizito,Abdallah Salim, Samuel Ssenyonjo, Ivan Bogere, Steven Sserwadda, Saidi Keni (G.K), George Kaddu, Hakim Kiwanuka

Team officials:

Leader of Delegation: Rogers Byamukama

Head Coach: Morley Byekwaso

Assistant Coach: Simeon Massa

Goalkeeping coach: Steven Billy Kiggundu

Team Manager: Bashir mutyaba

Team Doctor: Emmanuel Nakabago

Kitsman: Samuel Mulondo

Media Officer: Lawrence Bwanika

FUFA Delegate: Isa Musiiwa

FUFA Staff: Edward Kalungi

  • Group A: Uganda, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
  • Group B: Ethiopia, Burundi, Eritrea
  • Group C: Djibouti, South Sudan, Kenya

Sunday, 25th July 2021: Uganda Vs Tanzania (4 PM)

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