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Micho names final Uganda Cranes team to West Nile

Uganda Cranes Regional tour 

West Nile vs Uganda Cranes on Sunday 23rd April, 2017 in Paidha

Uganda Cranes coach Milutin Sredojevic has named the final national team sqaud that will face off with the select West Nile team at the Bar Okoro stadium in Zombo on Sunday.

Micho named the team on Friday afternoon after the final session held at the Phillip Omondi stadium in Lugogo.

The coach saluted the spirit, dedication and commitment of all the players engaged in training especially from the FUFA Big league and University Football league.

Goalkeeper Nafian Alionzi with URA teammate Julius Mutyaba during the Uganda Cranes training on Friday morning

There are 2 players from the university league and 6 from the FUFA Big league.

“I want to thank all the players who took part in the training sessions. They have been dedicated and committed to the cause. Those who did not make the final team remain special and part of the team’s set up process. I also want to thank the coaches, organizers of the University league and FUFA for the Big league. Uganda is a goldmine of talent” Micho told the media at Lugogo in a special press conference he announced the squad.

Ibrahim Saddam Juma and Muhammed Shaban are the captain and vice captains respectively.

Departure from Kampala is at 7 a.m to Paidha ahead of Sunday’s showdown.

The Uganda Cranes regional tours are sponsored by Airtel Uganda and Nile Special

Goalkeepers: Tom Ikara (Kirinya-Jinja S.S) and Muhammed Ssekebba (Mbarara City)

Full Backs: Allan Drajuwa (Kirinya-Jinja S.S), Fred Okot (URA), Yayo Lutimba (Express), Hassan Musana (JMC Hippos)

Central Defenders:Rashid ‘Mertsacker’ Toha (Onduparaka), Julius Mutyaba (URA), Ibrahim Kibumba (Police), Brian Nsubuga (Masavu)

Central Midfielders: Victor Aweko (Bright Stars), Hudu Mulikyi (URA), Nicholas Kasozi (Synergy), Pius Obuya (Maroons)

Attacking Midfielders: Shafiq Kagimu (URA), Joseph Ssemujju (Express), Rahmat Senfuka (Police), Juma Saddam Ibrahim (Express)

Strikers: Shaban Muhammed (Onduparaka), Brian Aheebwa (Mbarara City), Anwar Ntege (Ndejje University), Patrick Kaddu (Maroons), Steven Mukwala (Kampala University), Brian Lubega (Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi)


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