AFCON 2017 Group D Qualifier: Saturday, 5th September 2015:
Comoros Vs Uganda (Mitsamiouli Stadium – 3 pm)
Live on 102.1 FUFA f.m courtesy of Airtel Uganda and White star Magic -a product of BIDCO Uganda Limited.
The Uganda Cranes players and technical staff are set for the away tie against Comoros on Saturday.
Uganda Cranes coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has expressed his happiness towards senior players especially goalkeeper Dennis Onyango,team captain Geoffrey Massa and midfielder Maweje Tonny.
On Tonny Mawejje, Micho noted;
I am impressed by the level of dedication shown by Tonny. Though he missed the opening game against Botswana, his level of commitment is so far above the ground as he is paying special attention to the directions and eager to again vie for his position in the national team’.
The players and their skipper Massa have promised to die a little for their mother country well aware of the significance of the fixture.
We are here for a mission. We need to work as a unit to acquire the maximum points against Comoros on Saturday
This was at the Uganda Cranes first training session held at the Moroni Stadium in Comoros
All the 18 players attended the afternoon training session on Thursday.
The Players in Comoros:
Goal Keepers: Dennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sun Downs, South Africa) and Robert Odongkara (St George, Ethiopia).
Defenders: Denis Iguma (Al Ahed, Lebanon), Joseph Ochaya (KCCA, Uganda), Murushid Juuko (Simba, Tanzania), Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Richard Kasagga Jjuuko (URA, Uganda), Isaac Isinde (St George)
Midfielder: Yasser Mugerwa (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Aucho Khalid (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Farouk Miya (Vipers, Uganda), William Luwagga Kizito (Rio Avio, Portugal), Tonny Mawejje (Thróttur Reykjavík, Iceland), Ivan Ntege (KCCA, Uganda) and Muzamiru Mutyaba (KCCA, Uganda),
Strikers: Geofrey Massa (Bloemfontein Celtics, South Africa), Brian Umony (St George, Ethiopia), Yunus Sentamu (Club Sportif Sfaxien, Tunisia)
Head of Delegation: FUFA President, Engineer Moses Magogo
Head Coach: Milutin Sredojevic
Assistant Coach: Moses Basena
Goal Keeping Coach: Fred Kajoba
Team Physio: Ivan Ssewanyana
Team Doctor: Ronald Kisolo
Team Manager: Chris Muyinda
Media Officer: Farid Mpagi