AFCON Qualifiers: Uganda Cranes Sets Off to Nairobi for South Sudan Tie
By: Nsereko Musoke Isa
According to FUFA website, Uganda Cranes contingent to Nairobi, Kenya has flown from Entebbe International Airport aboard Kenya Airways on Saturday morning.
Uganda will face South Sudan in the second leg of the AFCON qualifiers on 16th after a slim 1-0 win at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende in the first leg.
Substitute Halid Lwaliwa scored Uganda’s only goal in the game.
Uganda Cranes need maximum points from the match to secure a slot at the TOTAL 2021 AFCON finals in Cameroon.
Midfielder David Owori replaces the suspended Joseph Ochaya who picked a second caution in the qualifiers during the Thursday clash.
The rest of the players who made the match day squad during the 1-0 home win at the St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende are maintained.
Onyango Denis, Magoola Salim Jamal, Lukwago Charles, Bwomono Elvis, Wadada Nico Wakiro, David Owori, Galiwango Disan, Awany Timothy, Mukiibi Ronald, Lwaliwa Halid, Mbowa Paul Patrick, Azira Micheal, Kagimu Shafiq, Aucho Khalid, Watambala Karim, Miya Faruku, Kizito Luwagga, Okello Allan, Okwi Emmanuel, Nsibambi Derrick, Lubega Edrisa, Bayo Fahad
Leader of Delegation: Abdul Lukooya Ssekabira
Advance party head: Paul Mukatabala
Head Coach: Mckinstry Johnathan
Assistant Coach 1: Mubiru Abdallah
Assistant Coach 2: Mbabazi Livingstone
Goalkeeping coach: Kajoba Fred
Statistician: McCarthy Alexander
Team manager: Massa Geofrey
Fitness coach: Ayobo Felix
Team Physician: Opika Opoka
Team Physician: Emmanuel Nakabago
Kits officer: Balyejusa Ayub
Kits officer: Mulondo Samuel
Media: Nsereko Hamza Afriqana
FUFA Staff: Kazoora Emmanuel
102.1 FUFA fm: Mutebi Shafik