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Micho names 22 man squad Traveling to Ethiopia

Uganda Cranes coach Milutin Sredojevic alias Micho has named a 22 man squad of players that will travel to Ethiopia.

The team is set to travel to Ethiopia late evening today with it’s technical team and bench.

The team comprised of three goalkeepers, eight defenders, five midfielders and six forwards. They will play two friendly games against Ethiopia on Friday and Sunday.

Later, the proceed to Tanzania for the first leg of the CHAN Qualifiers on 28th August 2022 at Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium.

The head coach Micho believes the team named will be able to execute the task at hand amidst the criticisms.

Uganda Cranes will then depart for Zanzibar on Monday where the team will have an acclimatization camp.

Curtsey Photo Uganda cranes

The team shall be set to play a friendly match on Wednesday before connecting to Tanzania mainland on Friday.

The first leg against Tanzania will be played on Sunday, 28th August in Dar es Salaam. While the return leg will happen on 3rd September at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende.

The winner on aggregate between Uganda and Tanzania will then qualify to the final tournament slated for January next year in Algeria.

Squad

Goalkeepers
Nafian Alionzi (URA FC), Denis Otim (Express FC), Mathias Muwanga (Onduparaka FC)

Defenders
Livingstone Mulondo (Vipers SC), Kenneth Ssemakula (SC Villa). John Revita (KCCA FC), Walter Ochora (BUL FC), Gavin Kizito Mugweri (SC Villa). James Begisa (URA FC), Ibrahim Juma (KCCA FC), Derrick Ndahiro (URA FC)

Midfielders
Joseph Marvin Youngman (Vipers SC), Siraje Ssentamu (Vipers SC). Saidi Kyeyune (URA FC), Moses Waiswa (KCCA FC), Isma Mugulusi (Unattached)

Forwards
Milton Karisa (Vipers SC). Travis Mutyaba (SC Villa), Rogers Mato (KCCA FC). Martin Kizza (Express FC). Richard Basangwa (Gaddafi FC), Hakim Kiwanuka (Proline FC)

Officials
Leader of Delegation – Juma Abdulhamid Marijan

National Teams Officer – Paul Mukatabala

Head Coach – Milutin Sredojevic

Assistant Coach – Moses Basena

Goalkeeping Coach – Fred Kajoba

Team Manager – Geoffrey Massa

Fitness Coach – Arthur Kyesimiira

Team Doctor – Emmanuel Nakabago

Team Physiotherapist – Ivan Ssewanyana

Team Equipment Officers- Samuel Mulondo and Ayub Balyejjusa

Team Media Officer – Joel Muyita

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