Uganda Cranes land in South Africa for international friendly

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By Alex Bossa

A contingent of 21 players and 14 technical team members, has safely landed in South Africa to prepare for Thursday’s international friendly encounter against South Africa. The team will be residing at Hotel Roodepoort in Pretoria.

The team left for South Africa at 8:40 Pm monday night and is being led by Chrizestom Kalibala as leader of delegation.

The team will be joined by the South African based duo of Moses Waiswa and Ismail Watenga. The two faced each other in the penultimate league match in a 1-1 draw between Chippa United and Supersport United.

The match will be held on Thursday 10th June 2021 at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto Johannesburg

The squad

Goal Keepers: Ismael Watenga (Chippa United), Mathias Kigonya (Azam), Charles Lukwago (KCCA).

Defenders: Paul Willa, Kayondo Abdu Aziizi and Lwaliwa Halid (Vipers), Mustafa Kizza (Fc Montreal), Walusimbi Enock and Juuko Murushid (Express), Patrick Mbowa (URA), Muhamud Hassan (Police).

Midfielders: Tadeo Lwanga (Simba), Babosi Byaluhanga and Ibrahim Orit (Vipers), Shafik Kagimu (URA), Allan Okello (AC Paradou), Moses Waiswa (Super sport United), Abdul Lumala (Pyramids), Isma Mugulusi (Busoga United), Steven Sserwadda (KCCA)

Attackers: Emmanuel Okwi (Al Ittihad Alexandria), Steven Mukwala (YRA), Derick Kakooza (Police)

Technical team: Chrizestom Kalibala (Leader of delegation), Abdallah Mubiru (Head Coach), Livingstone Mbabazi (Assistant Coach), Fred Kajoba (Goalkeeping coach), Geofrey Massa (Team coordinator), Emmanuel Nakabago (Team Doctor), Frank Bumpenje (Kit Manager), John Batanudde (Media Officer), Paul Mukatabala (National Teams Officer), Innocent Bagenayabo (Fufa Secretariat staff), Jamal Ngobi and Charles Mawadri (Delegates), Grace Mbabazi (Journalist, Emmanuel Ndugga (Fufa Official).

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