Three More Players Join Uganda Cranes Camp Ahead of 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

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~ Cranes double fixtures

~ Defender Bwomono

~ Midfielder Kasule

~ Forward Mukwala

~ UgSportsNow

As the clock ticks closer to the crucial 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, the Uganda national team, known as the Cranes, welcomed three additional players to their residential training camp on the morning of 4th June 2024.

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The new arrivals include Elvis Bwomono from St. Mirren FC in Scotland, Ibrahim Kasule from New York Red Bulls II in the USA, and Steven Dese Mukwala from Asante Kotoko FC in Ghana. These players bring a mix of experience, skill, and talent to the squad as they gear up for the upcoming matches against Botswana and Algeria on the 7th and 10th of June 2024, respectively.

Bwomono (Defender) – St. Morren FC

Elvis Bwomono, a defender, currently plays for St. Mirren FC in the Scottish Premiership. The 25-year-old right-back has been a consistent performer for his club and will look to bring his defensive prowess and attacking threat to the national team setup. His speed, quick decision-making, and ability to contribute to both ends of the pitch make him a valuable addition to the Cranes.

Kasule (Midfielder) – New York Red Bulls II

Ibrahim Kasule, a midfielder plying his trade with New York Red Bulls II in the United States, joins the squad with a wealth of experience in midfield battles. The 27-year-old brings creativity, vision, and physicality to the team, enhancing the midfield options for the national team coach. His ability to control the tempo of the game and unlock opposition defenses could prove pivotal in the upcoming qualifiers.

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Mukwala (Forward ) – Asante Kotoko FC

Steven Dese Mukwala, a forward playing for Asante Kotoko FC in the Ghanaian Premier League, adds firepower to the Cranes’ attacking arsenal. The 24-year-old striker is known for his clinical finishing, agility, and ability to create scoring opportunities out of seemingly impossible situations. With his eye for goal and relentless work rate, Mukwala poses a constant threat to opposing defenders and will be a key player to watch during the qualifiers.

The residential training camp provides the players with an opportunity to bond, fine-tune tactics, and build team cohesion ahead of the challenging matches against Botswana and Algeria. The coaching staff will be looking to integrate the new arrivals seamlessly into the squad and maximize their strengths to secure positive results in the qualifiers.

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As the Cranes aim to make a mark on the road to the 2026 FIFA World Cup, the addition of Elvis Bwomono, Ibrahim Kasule, and Steven Dese Mukwala to the training camp injects fresh energy and talent into the team. With their skills and determination, these players could play vital roles in helping Uganda achieve success in their quest to qualify for the prestigious tournament. The fans eagerly await the performances of these new recruits as they represent their country on the international stage.

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