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CAF U -17: Uganda Cubs arrive safely in Zambia

Date: Friday 12 th 09.2014, Kick-off Time: 4:00pm EST
Venue: Nkoloma Stadium, Lusaka
Match officials: Ref: Mehdi Gervais Munyanziza (Rwanda), Ass Ref 1: Honore Simba (Rwanda), and Ass Ref 2: Raymond Nonati Bwiliza (Rwanda), Fourth Official: Abdoul Karim Twagiramukiza (Rwanda)
Match commissioner: Kalombo Bester (Malawi)

The Uganda National U-17 team yesterday reached Lusaka safely.

The team is ready for the CAF U-17 African Youth championship qualifier against the home team on Friday.

The team of 18 players and 6 officials led by FUFA’s head of women affairs, Mariam Kaliga had left Entebbe aboard flight KQ 411 at 10 a.m before an hour’s stop over in Nairobi.

“We arrived well and moorale in the camp is high”, Emma Ndugga, the team’s media officer revealed to

The match will be played at the Nkoloma stadium on Friday.
After the Zambian game, the return leg will be held in a fortnight’s time at Namboole with the winner on aggregate qualifying for the finals of the African Youth Championships that will take place in Niger in January 2015.

The Uganda Contingent in Zambia:

Goalkeepers: Eric Kibowa and Edward Kasibante
Defenders: Diego Katumba, Joel Jangeyambe (Right) and Alex Komakech
Bashir Askiu, Samuel Kato Neyemhimana and Badru Nsubuga
Midfielders: Emmanuel Olinga, Frank ‘Zaga’ Tumwebaze, Ashraf Mugume, Hassan Ssenyonjo, Pius Obuya (left) and Julius Poloto (Right)
Strikers: Shaban Muhammed, Willy Ochieng, Charles Ssebutinde and Ezra Bidda

Head of Delegation: Mariam Kaliga

Head Coach: Matia Lule

Assistant Coach: Peter Onen

Team Doctor: Jack Walugembe

Team Manager: Herbert ‘Massanda’ Nsubuga

Media Officer: Emmanuel Ndugga

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