Uganda Cranes head coach Sebastien Desabre has named 15 foreign-based players ahead of the national team’s last 2019 Afcon qualifier against Tanzania later this month.
They will link
up with 31 players who ply their trade in the Uganda Premier League. Nine players will be selected after a
Regional tour match in Kampala for a camp in Cairo together with foreign based
professionals, accoding to information from Fufa.
players Hassan Wasswa Mawanda and Godfrey Walusimbi unattached to any club have
also been included for training with the local based players.
“We are setting
the ball rolling as we want to finish on a high in the group with good results
against Tanzania I have summoned a new player on the team playing in Germany
while some have been recalled to the squad. We are hopeful they will do a good
job,” said Desabre.
“I have been
impressed with the quality of players in the domestic league. During the local
camp I will choose nine players to complete the group for match against Taifa
Stars,” added Desabre.
The 15 foreign
based players and nine other stars from the local camp will join camp in Cairo,
Egypt from March 18-22.
foreign based players Summoned for camp in Cairo,Egypt: Denis Onyango
(Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Jamal Salim (Al Hilah Omdruman,
Sudan), Robert Odongkara ( Adama City FC, Ethiopia), Murushid Juuko
(Simba, Tanzania), Denis Iguma ( Kazma, Kuwait), Nicolas Wadada Azam FC,
Tanzania), Herbert Bockhorn Borussia Dortmund, Germany), Moses Opondo
(VendsysselFF, Denmark), Joseph Ochaya (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Khalid
Aucho (Church Hill Brothers, India), Faruku Miya (Gorica, Croatia), Edris
Lubega (SV Reid, Austria), Emma Okwi (Simba-Tanzania), Karisa Milton (MC Oujda,
Morocco), Muhammad Shaban (Raja Casablanca, Morocco)
The 31 local based players:
Sebwato Nicholas (Onduparaka Fc), Saidi Keni (Sc Villa), James Alitho (URA FC),
Charles Lukwago (KCCA FC), Obenchan Filbert (KCCA FC), Willa Paul (Police FC),
Samson Mutyaba (Maroons FC), Kizza Mustafa (KCCA FC), Majwega Brian (Maroons
FC), Godfrey Walusimbi (Unattached), Timothy Awanyi (KCCA FC), Mbowa Paul Baker
(URA FC), Mujuzi Musitafa (Proline FC), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers SC), Rashid Toha
( Onduparaka FC), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Unattached), Sadam Juma (KCCA FC),
Eyam Ivan (Mbarara City FC), Taddeo Lwanga (Vipers SC), Okello Allan (KCCA FC),
Waisswa Moses (Vipers SC), Bright Anukani (Proline FC), Owori David (Sc Villa),
Allan Kyambadde (KCCA FC), Micheal Birungi (Express FC), Poloto Julius (KCCA
C), Balinya Juma (Police FC), Serunkuma Daniel (Vipers SC), Kaddu Henry (KCCA
FC), Madondo Joel (K-Jinja SS), Bashir Mutanda (Sc Villa).