Massa Joins Camp Ahead of AFCON 2017 Qualifier

AFCON 2017 Group D Qualifier: Saturday, 5th September 2015: Comoros Vs Uganda, Mitsamiouli Stadium – 15:00

Geoffrey Massa

The Cranes preparations for AFCON Gabon 2017 qualifier geared up after the arrival of Geoffrey Massa.

He is the latest to join the national team training base at the FUFA technical center in Njeru.

The South African based, Bloemfontein Celtics forward entered the Cranes camp yesterday at 11: 50am

Massa joins other two South African based Ugandan professional players in the names of Yassar Mugerwa (Orlando Pirates) and goal keeper, Dennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sun Downs) who had arrived earlier.

Meanwhile, Portuguese based player, William Luwagga Kizito who features in the top flight league Primeira Liga side, Rio Ave FC is on the list of the other professionals already in the camp.

The other professionals on the team are of Khalid Aucho and Godfrey Walusimbi.

Tonny Mawejje (playing for Thróttur Reykjavík F.C) together with El Merriekh goalie Salim Jamal are all expected to attend today’s training session.

The Full Uganda Cranes Team Summoned:

Goal Keepers:

Dennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sun Downs, South Africa), Ismail Watenga (Vipers, Uganda), Robert Odongkara (St George, Ethiopia), Salim Jamal (El Merriekh, Sudan)


Denis Iguma (Al Ahed, Lebanon), Joseph Ochaya (KCCA, Uganda), Murushid Juuko (Simba, Tanzania), Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Denis Okot (KCCA, Uganda), Shafik Bakaki (Vipers, Uganda), Richard Kasagga Jjuuko (URA, Uganda), Isaac Isinde (St George)


Yasser Mugerwa (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Aucho Khalid (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Farouk Miya (Vipers, Uganda), William Luwagga Kizito (Rio Avio, Portugal), Muzamiru Mutyaba (KCCA, Uganda), Kizironi Kizito (Vipers, Uganda), Tonny Mawejje (Thróttur Reykjavík, Iceland), Ivan Ntege (KCCA, Uganda).


Geofrey Massa (Bloemfontein Celtics, South Africa ), Brian Umony (St George, Ethiopia), Yunus Sentamu (Club Sportif Sfaxien, Tunisia), Robert Sentongo (URA, Uganda), John Ssemazzi (Vipers, Uganda).

Match Referees All from Seychelles: Barra Allister (center referee), Adelaide Eldrick (1st assistant), Steve Marie (2nd assistant), Nelson Fred Emile (Reserve Referee).