Uganda Cranes Head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has named KCCA FC leading striker Geoffrey Serunkuma to captain the national team that will feature in the 2018 Total Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) campaign.
The KCCA superstar will be assisted by Nicolas Wadada of Vipers SC and SC Villa Jogoo’s Bernard Muwanga throughout the campaign.
Uganda Cranes will take on South Sudan in the first leg of the CHAN 2018 qualifiers on July 14, while the return leg will be in Kampala on July 22.
A squad of 25 players resumed training at Mandela National stadium today ahead of the qualifier against South Sudan on this Friday in Juba.
Seven KCCA FC players were included in the squad after the club’s exit from the 2017 CAF Confederations Cup on Friday, following a 4-0 loss to Club Africain in Tunisia.
The KCCA players are: Timothy Awany, Muzamir Mutyaba, Paul Mucureezi, Paul Musamali, Geoffrey Sserunkuma, Isaac Muleme and Derrick Nsibambi.
The Cranes team:
Goalkeepers: Watenga Isma, Ikara Tom, Keni Saidi
Defenders: Wadada Nico, Awanyi Timothy, Muwanga Bernard, Kabugo Savio, Toha Rashid, Musamali Paul, Adiriko John
Midfielders: Bukenya Deus, Kasozi Nicholas, Mutyaba Muzamil, Matsiko Tom, Waiswa Moses , Mucurezi Paul, Muleme Isaac ,Kizza Martin, Majwega Brian, Kagimu Shafiq
Strikers: Serunkuma Geoffrey, Nsibambi Derrick, Sekantuka Nelson, Shaban Mohamed, Karisa Milton.
CHAN 2018 Qualifiers
South Sudan Vs Uganda
Friday, 14th July 2017