AFCON U20: Ibrahim Juma, Irinimbabazi join Hippos camp

Uganda Hippos (U20) camp has been boosted by the arrival Spanish based left back Ibrahim Juma and midfielder Ivan Irinimbabazi from Scotland.

Juma arrived in the wee hours of Thursday while Irinimbabazi arrived on Thursday afternoon.

Both players headed straight to the team camp at the Cranes Paradise Hotel, Kisaasi to join the rest of their teammates.

Juma arrives after making his debut at Spanish Segunda side Leganes CD two weeks back while Irinimbabazi has been undergoing trials at Scottish Premier League side Dundee United FC.

The development means it is now full house with head coach Jackson Mayanja expected to name his final 25- man squad on Friday before the team flies out on Saturday to Egypt.

The tournament will take place between 19th February to 11th March in Egypt with The Hippos pitted in Group B along Congo Brazzaville, Central African Republic and South Sudan.

Full Squad


Abdu Magada (Gaddafi FC)
Kamya Shamulan (Soltilo Bright Stars FC)
Nsumba Venacious (Wakiso Giants FC)
Oyo Delton (SC Villa)


Lukwago Haruna (KCCA FC)
Opiru Justine (URA FC)
Samson Kasozi (UPDF FC)
Ronald Madoi (Wakiso Giants FC)
Kakogwe Apollo (Wakiso Giants FC)
Rogers Torach (Vipers SC), Umar Lutalo (SC Villa)
Simon Mukisa (UPDF FC) , Pius Ssebulime (KCCA FC), Ibrahim Juma (Leganes CD, Spain)


Saidi Mayanja (KCCA FC)
Frank Katongole (St. Mary’s, Kitende), Jemba AbduShakur Ramsey (International House Football Academy, Manchester), Isma Mugulusi (Makedonikos FC, Greece),
Titus Ssematimba (Wakiso Giants FC)
Travis Mutyaba (SC Villa), Mutebi Hakim (SC. Villa), Ivan Irinimbabazi (Soltilo Bright Stars FC)


Rogers Mugisha (UPDF FC), Kakande Patrick Jonah (SC Villa), Issa Bugembe (Soltilo Bright Stars FC),
Magogo Shafiq (UPDF FC)
Dembe John Paul (KCCA FC U20), Alpha Ssali (Proline FC), Emmanuel Mukisa (Kataka FC)

About Author

Share this post