Uganda Cranes To Play Two Friendlies In Ethiopia Before CHAN Qualifier Derby With Tanzania In Dar

The team comprised of three goalkeepers, eight defenders, five midfielders and six forwards will play two friendly games against Ethiopia on Friday and Sunday this week before connecting to Tanzania.

Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Sredojevic aka Micho named a squad of 22 players that traveled to Ethiopia on Thursday evening.

Coach Micho believes the team named will be able to execute the task at hand – overcoming Tanzania in the CHAN Qualifier match on 28th August 2022 at Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium.

From Ethiopia, Uganda Cranes will go to Zanzibar on Monday where the team will have an acclimatization camp, 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.

Travelling Squad

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

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)

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

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

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