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FUFA names technical team.

By Kasule Mubarak.

Acting FUFA President Justus Mugisha has named the full technical staff for the Cranes.

Mugisha names Abdallah Mubiru as the first Assistant while Livingstone Mbabazi second assistant to head coach Jonathan McKinstry.

The two will serve for six months until FUFA comes up with who takes over on   the job on a permanent basis.

Fred Kajjoba will retain the role of goalkeeping coach and Ayub Balyejjusa will be the new equipment manager of the team.

Former striker Geoffrey Massa will be the team coordinator while Alexander McCarthy will be the fitness coach.

The Cranes is preparing for their games against Burkina Faso away next month and Malawi at home in the 2020 AFCON Qualifiers.

A provisional 25-man squad which has five local based players namely Charles Lukwago, Allan Okello and Nicholas Kasozi from KCCA, defender Halid Lwaliwa and forward Fahad Bayo from Vipers SC has started training.

Officials :

Head coach: Jonathan McKinstry

First Assistant Coach: Abdallah Mubiru.

Second Assistant: Livingstone Mbabazi

Goalkeeping Coach: Fred Kajjoba.

Team Coordinator: Geoffrey Massa

Equipment manager: Ayub Balyejusa

Training team:

Goalkeepers: Dennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Robert Odongkara (Horoya AC, Guinea), Charles Lukwago (KCCA, Uganda)

Defenders: Ronald Mukiibi (Ostersunds FK, Sweden), Nico Wakiro Wadada (Azam, Tanzania), Bevis Mugabi (Motherwell, Scotland), Murushid Jjuuko (Wydad Casablanca, Morocco), Timothy Denis Awany (Sport Club Ironi Ashdod, Israel), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers, Uganda), Isaac Muleme (Viktoria Zizkov, Czech Republic), Joseph Ochaya (TP Mazembe, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Midfielders: Michael Azira (Chicago Fire, USA), Khalid Aucho (Misr Lel Makasa, Egypt), Tadeo Lwanga (Tanta, Egypt), Nicholas Kasozi (KCCA, Uganda), Allan Okello (KCCA, Uganda), Allan Kyambadde (El Gouna, Egypt)

Forwards: Emmanuel Arnold Okwi (Ittihad Alexandria, Egypt), Patrick Henry Kaddu (RS Berkane, Morocco), Alexis Bbakka (Carlstad United BK, Sweden), Fahad Bayo (Vipers, Uganda), Farouk Miya (Konyaspor, Turkey), Abdu Lumala (Pyramids, Egypt), William Kizito Luwagga (Shakhter Karaganda, Kazahstan).


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