CHAN: Micho readies Cranes for Sudan tie


Uganda Cranes coach Micho and National Teams’ Officer Patrick Ntege (M) handing over a document containing names of the players to the Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein on Monday morning to be disseminated to the public. The players have been summoned for training ahead of the CHAN match against Sudan.


The Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has named a 25-man squad to start preparations for the final round of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) against Sudan to be played over two legs on 17th and 24th October, 2015.

The Cranes started a non-residential training on Tuesday 6th October in the morning (10 am) at Paradise Fitness City, Acacia Mall for one hour then head to the Legends ground (former Kampala rugby grounds).

Uganda will host the first leg at Nakivubo stadium.

The winner over two legs will qualify for the finals to be hosted by Rwanda in 2016.

The Uganda National team composed of local based players on Wednesday morning continued with its preparations for the CHAN qualification game against Sudan.


The players re-grouped at Legends playground, Lugogo to step up their preparations for the upcoming game against Sudan.

Like during the first day of training on Tuesday, all players attended Wednesday’s training in good shape physically, mentally and health- wise.

Team Captain Robert Sentongo has assured Ugandans that they are not worried by the Sudan team though most of their players featured for giants El Meriekh and Al Hilal which reached the semifinal of the CAF champions league .

“They are the same people we’ve been meeting before, their clubs have been performing at the continent but we’ve been humiliating them. We are not shaken and we shall deliver,” Sentongo remarked.

Players who reported for training:


Mathias Kigonya (Bright Stars FC), Isma Watenga (Vipers Sc), James Alitho (Vipers SC)


Denis Okot (KCCA FC), Ibrahim Kiyemba (LwezaFC), Joseph Ochaya (KCCA FC), Muleme Isaac (SC Villa Jogoo)


Central defenders:

Shafiq Bakaki (Vipers SC), Hassan Wasswa Dazo (KCCA FC), Ayub Kizza (Express FC), Bernard Muwanga (Bright Stars FC), Timothy Awanyi (KCCA FC), Henry Katongole (SC Villa Jogoo)

Central Midfielders:

Ivan Ntege (KCCA FC), Deus Bukenya (Vipers SC), Peter Katumba (Sadolin Paints FC), Hakim Senkumba (KCCA FC),

Attacking midfielders:

Muzamil Mutyaba (KCCA FC), Keziron Kizito (Vipers SC), Faruku Miya (Vipers SC)


Robert Ssentongo (URA FC), Caesar Okhuti (Express FC), Frank Kalanda (URA FC), Erisa Sekisambu (Vipers SC) and John Ssemazi (Vipers SC)

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