[L-R]:Shafik Bakaki, Kezironi Kizito, Robert Sentongo, Faruku Miya, Joseph Nsubuga, Ismail Watenga, Ibrahim Kiyemba and Chrizestom Ntambi
International Friendly Game:
Nigeria Vs Uganda – Wednesday, 25th March 2015
Akwa Ibom International stadium
Ahead of Wednesday’s international friendly match between Uganda Cranes and the Nigerian Super Eagles, 8 locally based players have trained at the KCCA Stadium, Lugogo on Saturday morning.
The players who have trained under Coaches, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sedrojevic and his assistants, Fred Kajoba and Kefa Kisala had a brief one and a half hour session.
They are all expected back on Sunday at 11 a.m before the final traveling team will be named as per the earlier programme.
Micho revealed www.fufa.co.ug.
The 8 players who trained on Saturday morning are, Ismail Watenga, Ibrahim Kiyemba, Joseph Nsubuga, Robert Sentongo, Faruku Miya, Kezironi Kizito, Shafiki Bakaki and Chrizestom Ntambi.
Derrick Tekkwo, who had been earlier summoned could not make the team because he traveled with the national beach soccer team, The Uganda Sand Cranes, who have an away engagement in Ghana on Sunday.
The team departs on Sunday evening aboard Ethiopian Airlines.
Saturday 21st March, 2015 and Sunday 22nd March, 2015 training form local based players at 11 a.m, Philip Omondi Stadium, Lugogo
Sunday 22nd March, 2015 at 6.20pm-Team departs aboard Ethiopian Airlines
Sunday 22nd March, 2015: Stop-over in Adis Ababa, link up with foreign based players.
Monday 23rd March, 2015: Cranes depart for Nigeria, holds training in Abuja
Tuesday 24th March, 2015: Training at match Venue Akwa Ibom International stadium.
Wednesday 25th March, 2015: Nigeria vs Uganda (Time- TBC) at Akwa Ibom International stadium.
Thursday 26th March, 2015: Players connect to their clubs
The Whole Summoned Team:
1-Onyango Denis (Mamelodi Sundowns-South Africa)
2-Odonkara Robert (St. George FC-Ethiopia)
3-Jamal Salim (El Merreikh-Sudan)
4-Watenga Isma (Vipers FC –Uganda)
5-Isinde Isaac (St. George- Ethiopia)
6-Jjuko Murushid (Simba Sc-Tanzania)
7-Kassaga Richard (Salam Zgharta-Lebanon)
8-Nsubuga Joseph (Bright Stars –Uganda)
9-Kiyemba Ibrahim (Lweza Fc-Uganda)
10-Bakaki Shafiq (Express Fc-Uganda)
11-Kakuba Alex (Estoril Praia-Portugal)
12-Walusimbi Godfrey (Gor Mahia- Kenya)
13-Iguma Denis (Al Ahed- Lebanon)
14-Aucho Khalid (Gor Mahia -Kenya)
15-Kizito Keziron (Vipers FC-Uganda)
16-Tekwo Derrick (Kira Young)
17-Azira Mike (Seattle Sounders-US)
18-Chrizestom Ntambi (Sc Villa-Uganda)
19-Majwega Brian (Azam FC- Tanzania)
20-Luwagga William Kizito (Sporting Covilha –Portugal)
21-Miya Farouk (Vipers FC- Uganda)
22-Massa Geoffrey (Pretoria University –South Africa)
23-Umony Brian (Saint George FC-Ethiopia)
24-Ssentongo Robert (URA FC-Uganda)
25-Edema Patrick (Beira Mar-Portugal)
MAIN PHOTO: The Eight Local Based Players that trained at Lugogo on Saturday morning.
PHOTO CREDITS: FUFA Communications Department