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Miya named Cranes captain for game against Sudan

CHAN: Uganda vs Sudan

African Nations Championship (CHAN)

3rd round, 1st Leg: Uganda vs Sudan

Date/Venue: Saturday 17th October, 2015 at Nakivubo Stadium

Time :4 :00 p.m

Charges: 10,000/- (Open stands – Kirassia), 20,000/- (Covered Stands)

Faruku Miya has been named captain of the Uganda Cranes team that will face Sudan in the final round of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) this Saturday at Nakivubo stadium.

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Miya (left) in earlier training against Muzamil Mutyaba and Ivan Ntege

Miya who features for Azam Uganda Premier League champions Vipers SC takes over from Hassan Wasswa who skippered the Cranes against Tanzania over two legs but wasn’t summoned for this encounter.

Miya has great qualities to pull together other members of the squad

Uganda Cranes coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic said of Miya.

Miya is also the U-23 National team captain.

KCCA FC senior players Ivan Ntege and Joseph Ochaya are the vice captains.

The Cranes undertake their final training on Friday at the African Bible University.

MAIN PHOTO: Miya in action during the U-23 Kobs’ match against Rwanda at Nakivubo stadium. He was also captain of the team.

PHOTO CREDITS: FUFA Communications Department

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