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Total Africa Cup of Nations 2017 finals: Our Target is to get out of the Group, Mawejje

The Uganda Cranes successfully conducted day two of residential training ahead of the Total Africa Cup of Nations in January 2017 .

Tonny Mawejje and Murushid Juuko became the latest two players who joined the rest to make a total of 29 players in camp.

After the mid-morning training, Tonny Mawejje expressed his excitement to be part of the upcoming AFCON 2017 .

‘As a player, it means a lot to me because I have longed for it for quite a long period of time.I am going to utilize this lifetime opportunity to exhibit to the maximum’ said Mawejje.

He added that the teams target is to get out of the group stages and it would be witnessed by the tream’s response at the training.

Three sessions were conducted on Tuesday (morning at 6.45 am, mid morning at 11 am and in the evening at 5 pm).

The Wednesday session will start with Gym sessions at Accacia Mall.

Players in Camp at the moment:

Goalkeepers: Isma Watenga (Vipers, Uganda), Benjamin Ochan (KCCA, Uganda)

Defenders: Ronald Mukiibi (Östersunds FK, Sweden), Denis  Iguma (AlAhed, Lebanon), Joseph Nsubuga (SC Villa Jogoo, Uganda), Nicholas Wadada (Vipers, Uganda), Joseph Ochaya (KCCA, Uganda), Shafiq Batambuze (Tusker, Kenya), Isaac Isinde (St George, Ethiopia), Timothy Awany (KCCA, Uganda), Richard Kassaga Jjuuko (URA, Uganda), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers, Uganda), Rashid Toha (Onduparaka, Uganda), Murshid Juuko (Simba,Tanzania .

Midfielders: Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Vipers, Uganda),  Kizito Kezironi (Vipers, Uganda), Muzamiru Mutyaba (KCCA, Uganda), Saddam Juma (Express, Uganda), Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Paul Mucurezi (KCCA, Uganda), Martin Kizza (SC Villa Jogoo, Uganda) and Abdulmalick Vitalis Tabu (SC Villa Jogoo, Uganda), Tonny Mawejje (Thotur,Iceland .

Strikers: Geofrey Sserunkuma (KCCA, Uganda), Muhammed Shaban (Onduparaka, Uganda), Yunus Sentamu (Ilves, Finland), Derrick Nsibambi (KCCA, Uganda), Edrisa Lubega (Proline, Uganda), Erisa Ssekisambu (Vipers, Uganda)

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