AFCON QUALIFIERS: Uganda Cranes to face Egypt’s Ismaily in a friendly
Uganda Cranes will today Tuesday, 21st March 2023 play a friendly match against Ismaily SC at Suez Canal Authority Stadium in Ismailia City.
This is part of Cranes preparations prior to the AFCON Qualifier double header encounter against Tanzania on 24th and 28th March 2023.
Uganda Cranes left the country to Egypt on Sunday from where they will host Tanzania in the first leg tie.
This will be the second friendly match for the Cranes following a 2-0 defeat to Kitara regional select team last in Bundibujjo.
Uganda has one point from the opening two games in Group F and will be hoping to brighten the chances of qualifying to the biennial continental football tournament with positive results from this international window.
Players that travelled from Kampala
Alionzi Nafian (URA FC, Uganda), Lukwago Charles (St. George, Ethiopia)
Torach Rogers (Vipers SC, Uganda), Begisa James Penz (URA FC, Uganda), Mulondo Livingstone (Vipers SC, Uganda), Lwaliwa Halidi (FK Bregalnica, North Macedonia), Semakula Kenneth (SC Villa, Uganda)
Ssentamu Siraje (Vipers SC, Uganda), Okello Allan (KCCA FC, Uganda), Mugisha Rogers (UPDF FC, Uganda)
Mato Rogers (KCCA FC, Uganda), Mutyaba Travis (SC Villa, Uganda)
Players that Connected Direct to Egypt
Magoola Salim Omar (Richards Bay FC, South Africa)
Kizito Gavin (Al Ittihad Alexandria SC, Egypt), Kayondo Abdu Aziizi (CD Leganes, Spain), Awany Timothy (SC Ironi Ashdod, Israel)
Aucho Khalid (Yanga SC, Tanzania), Byaruhanga Bobosi (Austin FC, USA), Sserwadda Steven (New York Red Bull II, USA), Mugulusi Isma (Makedonikos FC, Greece), Miya Farouk (Caykur Rizerspor, Turkey)
Okwi Emmanuel (Erbil SC, Iraq), Ochaya Joseph (Al Makawdoon Al Arab SC, Egypt), Mukwala Steven (Asante Kotoko, Ghana), Bayo Fahad (MFK, Vyskov, Czech Republic), Basangwa Richard (Wadi Degla SC, Egypt), Anaku Sadat (Dundee United FC, Scotland)
Rogers Byamukama – Leader Of Delegation
Issa Magoola – FUFA EXCO Member and Chairman IMOC
Paul Mukatabala – National Teams Officer
Milutin Sredojevic – Head Coach
Moses Basena – Assistant Coach
Fred Kajoba – Goalkeeping Coach
Arthur Kyesimira – Fitness Coach
Moussa Elhadj Behilil – Video Analyst
Geofrey Massa- Team Coordinator
Emmanuel Nakabago – Team Doctor
Ivan Ssewanyana – Physiotherapist
Ayub Balyejjusa – Kit Manager 1
Samuel Mulondo – Kit Manager 2
Alex Kasirye – Media Officer
Martin Odong – FUFA Tv Producer
Faisal Musenze – FUFA Tv Operations Manager
Leilah Nankya – FUFA Events Manager
John Kizza Elkanah – FUFA Secretariat Staff
Charles Delson Mawadri – FUFA Delegate
Rosebell Rwamuyamba- FUFA Delegate
Bashir Ssemuyaba- FUFA Committee Member