Uganda Cranes final squad to Ghana named


FUFA Vice President who has been named Leader of Delegation to Ghana at Namboole on Sunday morning with historical skipper Geoffrey Massa who led Uganda Cranes to 2017 AFCON Finals.

Uganda Cranes coach Milutin Sredojevic has named his final 19 that will play Togo in an international friendly on Tuesday 4th October in Lome and Ghana on Friday 7th October (2018 FIFA World Cup Russia) in Tamale.

The team flies out tonight at midnight aboard Ethiopian Airlines.

The Squad had two training sessions at Mandela National stadium, Namboole on Saturday and Sunday.

FUFA Vice President Darius Mugoye who will travel with the team as Leader of Delegation watched the morning session on Sunday.

The team leaves in a buoyant mood after FUFA received UGX 660M from H.E. The President of the Republic of Uganda General Yoweri Kaguta Museveni towards preparations of the game against Ghana.

President Museveni made a personal call to FUFA boss Eng. Moses Magogo on Saturday to deliver a message through him to the players ahead of the game.

‘The President has required me to deliver a message to the Team and the Coaches that they should represent their country to the pride of Ugandans and he is fully behind us’ said FUFA boss Eng. Moses Magogo


Seeking divine intervention after Cranes training at Namboole on Sunday morning

Travel plans: Players from Kampala; Ochan, Wadada, Kizito Geoffrey, Ochaya, Wasswa, Aucho and (Tony Mawejje flies in tonight) to travel with team for flight to Ethiopia.

Denis Onyango jets in tomorrow at Entebbe Airport before connecting to Lome, Togo.

Sentamu and Luwagga will connect with the team in Lome while the rest of the players will link up with the team in Adis Ababa tonight and tomorrow morning before flying out at 8.30am (Monday) to Lome.

The Squad:

Goal Keepers: Onyango Denis, Jamal Salim, Ochan Benjamin

Defenders: Wadada Nicholas, Iguma Denis, Isinde Isaac, Juuko Murushid, Ochaya Joseph, Walusimbi Godfrey

Midfielders: Wasswa Hassan, Kizito Geoffrey, Aucho Khalid, Mawejje Tony, Oloya Moses

Attackers: Kizito Luwagga, Miya Faruku, Massa Geoffrey, Kiiza Hamis, Sentamu Yunus

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