Uganda Cranes regional tour of Kampala: Uganda vs Kampala region select on Saturday 5th Nov, 2016 at Wankulukuku
International friendly: Uganda vs Zambia 8th November at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualfier-Africa Zone: Uganda vs Congo Brazzaville on 12th November at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole
Algerian match officials for Uganda vs Congo Brazzaville;
Referee: Abid Charef Mehdi
Assistant Referee 1: Etchiali Abdelhak
Assistant Referee 2: Gourari Mokrane
Fourth Official: Necib Redouane
Referee Assessor: Kalombo Bester (Malawi)
Commissioner: Habimana Aimable (Burundi)
The Uganda National team coach Sredejovic ‘Micho’ Milutin has named the squad to face Zambia in a friendly on 8th November and for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifier against Congo Brazzaville on 12th November 2016 at Mandela Nationa Stadium, Namboole.
Nineteen foreign based players who will later be joined by eleven local based players (From the regional tour squad) to make a total of a 30 man squad to prepare for the two encounters.
While speaking at the FUFA weekly press conference in Mengo, Micho said that the eleven local based players will be selected from the t22 who will feature for the Uganda Cranes in the Kampala region tour on Saturday 5th November at the Mutesa II Memorial Stadium in Wankulukuku.
Micho, who was flanked by the assistant coach Moses Basena , FUFA Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein and the sponsors (Airtel Uganda and Nile Breweries Limited) representative Bobkins Kibirige stated;
We have summoned 19 professionals and 22 locally based players all of whom have equal chances to fight for the places on the final team against Congo Brazzaville.
First we have a match against the Kampala regional team at Wankulukuku on Saturday, then the Zambian friendly match.
Those who prove themselves will be selected for the Congo Brazzaville match on 12th November 2016 at Namboole
Meanwhile, the team starts immediate training on Wednesday with a test match.