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Four players to miss UCE exams as Uganda Cubs final squad named

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Up to four players are set to miss the Uganda Certificate of Education examinations which starts on Monday March 1st after being called on the Uganda U-17 national team.

The Uganda Cubs head Coach Hamza Lutalo included four senior four players on his final 25 man squad who will fly out of the country later today.

The players in question include Ivan Irinimbabazi of  Royal Giants High School, Oscar Mawa Gombe High School, Mutyaba Travis of St. Mary’s SS Kitende and Elvis Mwanje who are to miss exams because of Africa cup u17 tournament.

The issue also caught the attention of the parliament and they are set to sit on Tuesday March 2nd to discuss about the it.

The tournament will be played between 13th-31st March in Morocco.

Uganda Cubs were pooled in group A along with Morocco, Ivory Coast and Zambia.

This is Uganda’s second time to feature in tournament following their first appearance in Tanzania in 2019.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers
Magada Abdu (Busoga United FC JT), Mwebe Henry (Express FC JT), Oyirwoth Humphrey (Express FC JT), Kamya Shamulan (Bright Stars FC JT)

Defenders
Mulema Vincent (Kyetume FC JT), Mungufeni Yabezi (Matete Comprehensive Seed), Ibrahim Juma (KCCA FC SA), Luyima Enock (Volf  SA), Nsambu Lloyd Tendo (Metz FC U17, France), Gava Peter (Express FC JT), Madoi Ronald (Wakiso Giants FC JT), Mukisa Simon (KCCA FC SA)

Midfielders
Irinimbabazi Ivan (Bright Stars FC JT),Jemba Abudshakur Ramsey (Isra SA), Alafi Ceasor (Matete Comprehensive Seed), Mutyaba Travis (Vipers SC JT), Ssekajugo Elvis (Bright Stars FC JT), Mutebi Hakim (St Henrys College-Kitovu), Mwanje Elvis Eddy (KCCA FC SA)

Forwards
Magogo Shafiq (KCCA FC SA), Mubiru Hassan (Express FC JT), Mawa Oscar (KCCA FC SA), Jumbe Fahad (Vipers SC JT), Bugembe Issa (Bright Stars FC JT), Mukiibi Marvin (Wakiso Giants FC).

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