Striker Edrisa Lubega as well as midfielders Tonny Mawejje and Geoffrey ‘Baba’ Kizito are among the new faces on the Uganda Cranes squad set to face Ghana Black Stars on 7th October 2017.
Coach Moses Basena named a squad of 35 players to start preparations for the Uganda Cranes Regional Tour of Northern Uganda and the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier.
The Cranes will play in Lira, Northern Uganda on 30th September and 7th October against Ghana at Mandela National stadium, Namboole.
“The training will start on Wednesday 27th September, 2017 at 4pm at Namboole stadium under the guidance of Basena and his technical team. The coach will reduce his squad with the arrival of foreign-based players in camp,” said FUFA Communication Manager Ahmed Hussein
“The players named will also get involved in the Uganda Cranes regional tour of Northern Uganda which will be the final tour of the yea,” he added.
Also on the team is Kirinya-Jinja SS goalkeeper Tom Ikara, Tadeo Lwanga, Fred Okot, Ibrahim Kayiwa and Dennis Iguma.
Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango, Benjamin Ochan, Isma Watenga, Tom Ikara
Defenders: Denis Iguma, Nicholas Wadada, Godfrey Walusimbi, Isaac Muleme, Isaac Isinde, Muwanga Bernard, Hassan Wasswa, Timothy Awany, John Adriko, Fred Okot
Midfielders: Tony Mawejje, Geoffrey Kizito, Muzamiru Mutyaba, Tom Masiko, Ivan Ntege, Willian Luwagga Kizito, Milton Karisa, Joseph Ochaya, Shafiq Kagimu, Paul Mucureezi, Gadaffi Gadinho, Ibrahim Kayiwa, Tadeo Lwanga
Forwards: Emmanuel Okwi, Faruku Miya, Edrisa Lubega, Derrick Nsibambi, Nelson Senkatuka, Geoffrey Serunkuma,