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Burkina Faso Vs Uganda: Cranes camp full, departure time confirmed



Tuesday, 29th March 2016

Uganda Vs Burkina Faso

Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, 7 p.m

Charges: 20,000/- (Ordinary), 50,000/- (VIP), 120,000/- (VVIP)

Discounted Tickets:

  • 15,000/- for students (pilot project at MUBS, MUK)
  • If some one buys ten (10) tickets at once of the 50,000/- category, he/she will pay 400,000/-

The arrival of US based Mike Azira and South African based goalkeeper, Denis Onyango means Uganda Cranes base at Sky Hotel, Naalya is full.

The duo is expected to join the rest of the players in training for the last session on Wednesday evening.

Team departure is early Thursday at mid-night.

FUFA Spokesperson, Ahmed Hussein told the media during a press conference that the final team will be named by coach Micho after the Wednesday evening session.

‘When the traveling team is released, they are expected to leave Kampala for Entebbe International Airport at around 10 p.m on Wednesday night. They will depart Entebbe minutes after mid-night with Ethiopian Airlines’  Ahmed said.

Ahmed Hussein addressing the media on Wednesday morning at FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala

The Cranes advance team led by Rogers Byamukama is already in Burkina Faso to prepare for team preparations.

Uganda Cranes Team In Camp:

Goalkeepers: Dennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Robert Odongkara (St George, Ethiopia), James Alitho (Vipers, Uganda), Salim Jamal (El Merriekh, Sudan)

Defenders: Denis Iguma (Al-Ahed, Lebanon), Isaac Isinde (St George, Ethiopia), Joseph Nsubuga (Bright Stars, Uganda), Joseph Ochaya (KCCA, Uganda), Denis Okot Oola (KCCA, Uganda), Isaac Muleme (SC Villa, Uganda), Murushid Jjuuko (Simba, Tanzania), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Al Shorta, Iraq), Timothy Awanyi (KCCA, Uganda), Bernard Muwanga (Bright Stars, Uganda)

Midfielders: Mike Azira (Colorado Rapids, US), Khalid Aucho (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Moses Oloya, Yassar Mugerwa (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Tonny Mawejje (Knattspyrnufélagið Þróttur, Iceland), William Luwagga Kizito (Feirense, Portugal), Mike Sserumaga (SC Villa, Uganda), Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia), Farouk Miya (Standard Liege, Belgium)

Forwards: Geofrey Massa (Bloemfontein Celtics, South Africa), Emmanuel Okwi (Sonderjsyke, Denmark), Erisa Ssekisambu (Vipers, Uganda), Hamis ‘Diego’ Kiiza (Simba, Tanzania), Ceasar Okhuti (KCCA, Uganda), Edrisa Lubega (Proline, Uganda)

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