Micho Sredojevic’s men start their group stage qualification to next year’s Orange Africa Cup of Nations away to Ghana on September 5 with a good chance of getting a result and he has just named a squad o 25 players he will use in West Africa.
Dennis Onyango, Andrew Mwesigwa, Tonny Mawejje and Geoffrey Massa are the only survivors from that 2005 team likely to line up against the Black Stars; Uganda travelled to Ghana for a competitive fixture (2006 World Cup qualification).
Goal Keepers:Dennis Onyango, Robert Odongkara, Brian Bwete, Benjamin Ochan
Defenders: Andy Mwesigwa, Isaac Isinde, Richard Kasagga, Savio Kabugo, Denis Iguma, Alex Kakuba, Godfrey Walusimbi, Kiiza Martin
Midfielders: Kizito Baba, Khalid Aucho, TonnyMawejje, Farouk Miya, Brian Majwega, Moses Oloya, Luwaga Kizito, Allan Kyambadde
Forwards: Hamis Diego Kiiza, Robert Sentongo, Brian Umony, Geoffrey Massa
Previous visits to Ghana
18/3/1978: Afcon final, Ghana 2-0 Uganda
22/6/2003: Afcon Qlfrs, Ghana 1-1 Uganda
03/7/2004: Fifa World Cup Qlfrs Uganda 1-1 Ghana
04/9/2005: Fifa World Cup Qlfrs, Ghana 2-0 Uganda
31/5/2009: Friendly, Ghana 2-1 Uganda
Both teams have faced off 10 times, Uganda winning just twice, losing six times, and drawing on two occasions.