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CAF U-20 Qualifiers: Uganda Hippos conduct final training session

CAF U-20 Championship

Venue: Mandela National Stadium, Namboole

Saturday 23rd April, 2016

Time: 4pm (EAST)

Charges: 10,000/- (Open stands), 20,000/- (Pavilion)

The Uganda National Under 20 team successfully conducted their last training session ahead of the Preliminary round return leg with Rwanda in CAF U-20 Qualifiers .

The one and half hours session under the watchful eyes of all the four coaches, Kefa Kisala (Head coach) and his assistants, Daniel Kiwanuka (goalkeeping coach), Arthur Kyesmira and Richard Wasswa was intended to improve attacking and defensive strategies.


‘We are set for the match. The players have trained to the best of their ability’ Kefa Kisala noted.

The team captain, Halid Lwalirwa who plays for Vipers SC expressed readiness ahead of the match.

‘Tomorrow is the D-day to show that we have been training and preparing well. We are ready to fight for our country’ the Vipers S.C defender told


The team is camped at Mandela Sports Hotel.

Players in camp.

James Ahebwa (GK) Eric Kibowa (GK) , Wasswa Geoffrey, Emma Olinga , Shafik Kagimu, Pius Wanji, Muhammad Shaban, Zaake Luboyera, Umar Mukobe , Hassan Musana, Daniel Shabena, Julius Poloto ,Yasin Mugume , Halid Lwaliwa, Frank Tumwesigye, Patrick Mbowa , Martin Kizza and Edrisa Lubega


Head Coach :Kefa Kisala

1st  Assistant : Richard Wasswa

2nd Assistant : Arthur Kyesimira

Goalkeeping Coach: Daniel Kiwanuka

Team Cordinator : Herbert ‘Masanda’ Nsubuga

Team Doctor : Ronald Kisolo

Media Officer : Farid Mpagi

Match officials:

Israel Lemayian Mpaima -Referee

Gilbert Cheruiyot- Assistant Referee 1

Joshua Achila- Assistant Referee 2

Anthony Ogwayo- Reserve Referee

Alfred Rwiza Kishongole- Commissioner

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