Micho Names Team a 30 man team To Face Zambia & Congo Brazzaville
By Serestino Tusingwire
The Uganda National team coach Sredejovic ‘Micho’ Milutin has named the squad to face Zambia in a friendly on 8th November and for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifier against Congo Brazzaville on 12th November 2016 at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.
19 foreign based players will later be joined by 11 local based players from the regional tour squad to make a total of a 30 man squad to prepare for the two encounters.
While speaking at the FUFA weekly press conference in Mengo, Micho said that the eleven local based players will be selected from the 22 who will feature for the Uganda Cranes in the Kampala region tour on Saturday 5th November at the Mutesa II Memorial Stadium in Wankulukuku.
Meanwhile, the team starts immediate training on Wednesday with a test match.
List of the foreign based players
Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango, Robert Odongkara, Salim Jamal Magola
Defenders:Denis Iguma, Walusimbi Godffrey, Isaac Isinde, Murshid Juuko, Ronald Mukiibi, Mike Azira
Midfielders: Shafic Batambuze,Godffrey Baba Kizito, Tonny Mawejje, Yassar Mugerwa, Moses Oloya ,Khalid Aucho
Strikers: Faruku Miya, Yunus Sentamu, William Kizito Luwagga and Geoffrey Massa
The 22 Local Based players
Goalkeepers: Benjamin Ochan, Ismail Watenga
Defenders: Nicholas Wadada, Denis Okot , Joseph Nsubuga, Hassan Wasswa, Joseph Ochaya, Kasagga Richard , Awanyi Timoth , Halid Lwaliwa
Midfileders:Muzamil Mutyaba, Kizito Keziron, Sadam Juma, Shafic Kajimu,Lwesibawa Godffrey, Kayiwa Allan, Vitalis Tabu Abdul Malik,
Strikers: Muhammad Shaban, Geoffrey Serunkuma, Edrisa Lubega, Erisa Sekisambu, Derrick Nsibambi