International Build Up Games:

Gabon Vs Uganda Cranes – 30th December 2021

Mauritania Vs Uganda Cranes – 1st January 2022.

Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’Sredojevic has summoned 21 players for the upcoming trip to the United Arab Emirates where the team will have two high profile international build up matches.

“We are assembling the Uganda Cranes team that will be competitive to feature in several upcoming engagements like the AFCON 2013 and CHAN 2022 qualifiers. Such international buildup matches are a perfect measure for early preparations,” Micho revealed.

It is a blend of players from the StarTimes Uganda Premier League and the foreign based legion.

Two South African based players; goalkeeper Isma Watenga and Moses Waiswa are part of the team. Newly crowned 2021 Airtel FUFA Male Player of the year Bobosi Byaruhanga has also been included.

Uganda Cranes will play two AFCON bound teams Gabon and Mauritania.

The first game will be against Gabon on 30th December 2021 and the second game against Mauritania on 1st January 2022.

The team departs for Abu Dhabi on 29th December 2021 and shall return on 2nd January 2022.

The summoned team:

Goalkeepers: Watenga Isma (Chippa United), Mutakubwa Joel (Express FC), Komakech Jack (Vipers SC)

Defenders: Kizito Gavin (SC Villa), Iguma Denis (KCCA FC), Kayondo Aziizi (VipersSC), Juma Ibrahim (KCCA FC), Lwaliwa Khalid (Vipers SC), Najib Fesali (URA FC), Walusimbi Enock (Express FC), Semakula Keneth (SC Villa)

Midfielders: Byaruhanga Bobosi (Vipers SC), Kakooza Mahad (Express FC), Waiswa Moses (Supersport United), Kizza Martin (Express FC)

Forwards: Kaddu Patrick (unattached), Sentamu Yunus (Vipers SC), Orit Ibrahim  (Vipers SC), Mutyaba Travis (SC Villa), Mukwala Steven (URA FC), Mohamed Shaban (Onduparaka FC)

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam is an experienced Ugandan multimedia Journalist with a background of fact checking and thorough research. He is very passionate about current African affairs particularly Horn of Africa. He...

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