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Day 2: Uganda U17 in Residential camp in Njeru

Ahead of the trip to Turkey for an international tournament due later this month, Uganda National U-17 team is raring to go. The youngsters are camped at the FUFA Technical Centre is camped at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru.

According to 1st assistant coach, Jackson Magera, the boys are responding pretty well to the training sessions and he hopes in this space of ten days in camp they will be ready for the task ahead in Turkey with an eye on the 2019 Total AFCON Finals in Tanzania due 14th-28th April.

The Cubs during warm up in Njeru

‘The boys are in good shape and responding well. We have no injuries and everything is fine. We expect to improve in very many areas technically in the next 10 days before we fly out to Europe’ said Magera

Goalkeeper Oyo Delton during training at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru on Tuesday

The Uganda Cubs are drawing plans on how they can produce the final team that can favorably compete in AFCON finals.

1st Assistant Coach Jackson Magera in a session with the Uganda U17 players at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru on Tuesday

On Wednesday, the 30 players in camp will have one training session at Jinja SS in the afternoon as the  FUFA Technical Center will be in use with BUL FC hosting Sc Villa  at 4:30pm in StarTimes Uganda Premier League.

Ibrahim Juma (12), Mugulusi Isma (21), flying high during training 

The players in camp 

Goalkeepers: Oyo Delton (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), Jack Komaketch (Ndejje University FC), Ssemwogerere Daniel (Bright Stars FC) and Sinalya Ben (Express FC)

Rest of  the Squad: Kevin Ssekimbegga (Express FC), Ibrahim Juma (KCCA FC), Kasozi Samson (Bright Stars FC), Kizito Mugweri Gavin (Vipers SC), John Rogers (Onduparaka FC), Kiddawalime Saul (Super Cubs), Wasswanga Shafik (Ndejje University FC), Opira Innocent (Ndejje University), Ekellot Ibrahim (KCCA FC), Ssekajja Davis (Bright Stars FC), Ziraba Ronnie (Express FC), Kakaire Thomas (Bright Stars FC), Mwaka Polycarp (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), Opaala Edwine Mukisa (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), John Kokas Alou (URA FC), Mukisa Owen (BUL FC), Jarieko James (Paidha Black Angels FC), Asaba Ivan (Vipers SC), Surundu Ibrahim (KCCA FC), Najib Yiga (Vipers SC), Yasin Abdu Owane (Vipers SC), Mugulusi Isma (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), Lubega Derrick (Express FC), Mugisha Rogers (Mbarara City FC), Abdul Wahid Iddi (Onduparaka FC), Kakande Shafic (Bright Stars FC).

Team officials: Magera Jackson (1st Assistant coach),

Hamuza Lutalo (2nd Assistant coach),

Mubarak Kiberu (Goalkeeper coach),

Emmanuel Nakabago (Team Doctor),

Bashir Mutyaba (Team Manager)

Omaria Bosco (Team Media Officer)

Bumpenje Frank (Kit Manager)

MAIN PHOTO: Asaba Ivan (L), Kawooya Andrew (15), Thomas Kakaire (10) and other players during training in Njeru on Tuesday 

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