Uganda Cranes team to face Togo and Ghana in the international build up and FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier respectively has been released by the head coach, Milutin Sredojevic on Wednesday, 21st September 2016.
This was during the weekly press conference at FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala.
Micho was flanked by the FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo, national teams’ officer Patrick Ntege and the FUFA Communications director Ahmed Hussein.
The coach congratulated the players and FUFA upon the historic qualification to the AFCON 2017 finals in Gabon.
He quickly called immediate preparations for rest of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers that start with the Ghana away match.
I thank all stake holders who helped us achieve.
We need to the halt the celebrations and start preparations for the Togo and Ghana away games.
The Uganda Cranes will play Togo on 4th October 2016 in the international friendly match before the 2018 FIFA World Cup group E qualifier against Ghana that will be played in Tamale City.
The locally based players will start training on 1st October 2016 after the Azam Uganda Premier league matches on 30th September 2016.
Many of the foreign players will fly directly to Lome.
Uganda Cranes team:
Goalkeepers: Dennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Salim Jamal (El Merriekh, Sudan), Benjamin Ochan (KCCA, Uganda), Ismail Watenga (Vipers, Uganda)
Defenders: Nicholas Wadada (Vipers, Uganda), Dennis Iguma (Al Ahed, Lebanon), Joseph Nsubuga (SC Villa, Uganda), Isaac Isinde, Murushid Jjuuko (Simba, Uganda), Rashid Toha (Onduparaka, Uganda), Timothy Awany (KCCA, Uganda), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers, Uganda), Joseph Ochaya (KCCA, Uganda), Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia, Kenya)
Midfielders: Mike Azira (Colorado Rapids, Uganda), Geofrey ‘Baba’ Kizito (Than Quảng Ninh, Vietnam), Aucho Khalid (Baroka, South Africa), Ivan Ntege (KCCA, Uganda), Moses Oloya (Kuban Krasnodar, Russia), Tonny Mawejje (Knattspyrnufélagið Þróttur, Iceland), William Luwagga Kizito (Rio Ave, Portugal), Abdulmalick Vitalis Tabu (SC Villa, Uganda)
Strikers: Hamis ‘Diego’ Kizza (Free State Stars, Uganda), Geofrey Massa (Baroka, South Africa), Emmanuel Arnold Okwi (Sondjerskey, Denmark), Yunus Sentamu (Ilves, Finnland), Farouk Miya (Standard Liege, Denmark), Erisa Ssekisambu (Vipers, Uganda), Muhammed Shaban (Onduparaka, Uganda), Edrisa Lubega (Proline, Uganda)