By Alex Bossa
A provisional 16-man list of players has been released by the sand cranes coach Salim Jamal Muwonge in preparation for the fourth edition of the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations later this month in Senegal.
The squad which will camp at the new constructed site at the Njeru FuFA Technical Centre will start preparations on Friday 7th may 2021.
Coach Salim Jamal is expected to announce his final 12-man squad days before the team sets off for Senegalese city of Saly on the 18th May 2021.
The Sand cranes are in group A along with hosts Senegal and neighbours Tanzania and DRC. The six days tournament kicks off on 23rd May and ends on 29th May 2021 where the two finalists will make it to the FIFA beach soccer world cup Squad.
Goalkeepers: Meddie Kibirige (St Lawrence University BSC), Samson Kirya (Buganda Royal BSC), Nasser Lwamunda (Kiringente BSC), Mutebi Ronald (St Lawrence University BSC)
Defenders: Paul Lule (Buganda Royal BSC), Davis Kasujja (MUBS BSC), Douglas Muganga (MUBS BSC), Byaruhanga Rica (St Lawrence University BSC), Kikonyogo Jonathan (St Lawrence University BSC), Suleiman Ochero (St. Lawrence University BSC)
Attackers: Ismail Kawawulo (MUBS BSC), Baker Lukooya (St Lawrence University BSC), Emmanuel Wasswa (St Lawrence University BSC), Swalley Ssimbwa (St. Lawrence University BSC), Ambrose Kigozi (Buganda Royal BSC), Ronald Magwali (Buganda Royal BSC).
Head coach – Salim Jamal Muwonge
Assistant Coach- Bashir Mutyaba
Team Doctor – Ivan Kulika
Team Manager – Tonny Ssebagala
Media Officer – Julius Bazzeketta