Cranes CECAFA Provisional Squad Named

Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has called a 25 man provisional squad to start preparations for the 2015 CECAFA Senior Challenge cup to be held in Ethiopia.

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Uganda Cranes U23 skipper Farouk Miya leads the squad.

The summoned squad also includes Uganda Revenue Authority striker Robert Ssentongo who was dropped at the National team squad during the 2016 CHAN qualifiers.

The team will see only the duo of only two foreign based players; Murushid Juuko (Simba) and Brian Umony (St. George).

Preparations will start with training on Wednesday (18th/Nov/2015) with gym sessions at Acacia Mall before heading to Kampala Parents School for serious training sessions.

Cranes head Coach Micho Sredojevic will reduce the team to 20 players by Friday November, 20.

The squad was announced yesterday during the FUFA weekly press conference at FUFA House, Mengo Kampala.

Uganda is placed in group B alongside rivals Kenya, Burundi and Zanzibar.

Cranes will play their first game against Kenya on Sunday 22nd November, 2015.

The Squad: Alitho James, Kigonya Mathias, Watenga Ismail and Kisembo Douglas (Goalkeepers)

Other players: Okot Denis, Kiyemba Ibrahim, Nsubuga Joseph,Jjuko Murushid, Bakaki Shafiq, Kassaga Richard, Wasswa Hassan Dazo, Ochaya Joseph, Isaac Muleme, Muwanga Bernard, Ntege Ivan, Mutyaba Muzamiru, Kizito Keziron, Miya Faruku, Kiza Martin, Ssekisambu Erisa, Umony Brian, Okhuti Ceasar, Robert Ssentongo,Kalanda Frank, Nelson Senkatuka.

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