The FUFA Drum
1st Leg Final
30th September 2018
Buganda Province Vs West Nile Province
Bishops Ground, Mukono
Buganda and West Nile tacticians have named players to feature in the 1st leg encounter of the FUFA Drum Final at Bishops Ground in Mukono on Sunday 30th September 2018.
The maiden final will be played on a home and away format that will see Buganda Province host West Nile Province in the 1st leg.
Buganda Province head coach Isabirye Alex Musongola named 20 players for the job.
In his squad, Musongola included Onduparaka FC players Goalkeeper Nicholas Sebwato, Vianne Sekajugo and Muhammad Hassan who missed the semifinal return leg against Bukedi Province in Tororo. KCCA FC striker Patrick Kaddu also returned to the list after missing the 2nd leg semifinal.
Ethiopian based midfielder Yasser Mugerwa is not part of the squad since he returned to Ethiopian side Fasil Kenama. He featured in the semifinal 1st leg and made the assist for Allan Kayiwa’s goal against Bukedi.
The rest of the squad has Ssebwalunyo Hannington (Bul FC), Kigongo Ronald (URA FC), Kagimu Shafik (URA FC), Abudallah Nyanzi (URA FC), Joel Mutakubwa (Tooro United FC), Allan Kayiwa (Tooro United FC), Baker Buyala (Tooro United FC), Muyanja Derrick (Kyetume FC), Ssentongo Robert (Kyetume FC), Musa Magulu (Kyetume FC), Kaddu Patrick Henry (KCCA FC), Brian Majwega (Maroons FC), Walusimbi Solomon (Maroons FC), Jooga Rajab (Seeta United FC), Walusimbi Enock (Bright Stars FC), Birikwalira Dan (Bright Stars FC), and Savio Kabugo (SC Villa)
On the other hand, West Nile head Coach Umar Abudallah Loi also confirmed his Sqaud of 22 players ahead of the 1st leg clash.
Key players Toha Rashid, Okocha Rashid, Eturude Abel, Ayko Richard and Ezra Bida return to the squad after missing the 2nd leg semifinal against Busoga Province.
KCCA FC midfielder Gift Ali will not feature for West Nile due to injury problems but Maroons FC player Agau Rashid replaces him in the squad.
Gadafi Wahab and Ceaser Okhuti of Onduparaka FC were not summoned as they are nursing injuries.
West Nile Squad has Ajaib Nafian (URA), Anyama Richard(Onduparaka FC), Atendele Geriga (Koboko Rising Stars)
Kizza Mustafa (KCCA FC), Toha Rashid Freedom (Onduparaka FC), Sabir Nesta Rajab (Kirinya JSS FC),Obenchan Filbert (KCCA FC), Ayko Richard (Onduparaka FC), Okocha Rashid (Onduparaka FC), Orombi Ronald (Maroons FC), Feni Ali (Wakiso Giants), Tabu Vitalis (URA) Agau Rashid (Maroons FC)
Abel Eturude (Onduparaka FC) , Faizal, Oromcan Villa (BUL FC), Amaku Fred (Kirinya JSSS FC)), Omwony Brian (Free Agent), Rwothomiu Cromwel (Paidha Black Angles), Hassan Fatib (Sevilla B), Chika Sydney (Maroons FC), and Bida Ezra (Onduparaka FC)
Both teams meet for the first time in the tournament. Buganda has lost 2 games in the competition while West Nile is unbeaten.
Meanwhile, FUFA confirmed Olemu George as the center referee, 1st assistant Mwesigwa Ronald and 2nd assistant Referee 2 Sajjabi Geofrey plus the Fourth Official Madanda Ronald all from Eastern region. The Match Assessor is Rose Rwamuyamba Kitara while Match Commissioner will be Lajan Livingstone
The 1st leg match will kick off at 4:00pm on Sunday
MAIN PHOTO: Wet Nile Province team that started against Busoga in the 2nd Leg semifinal of The FUFA Drum in Jinja.