Uganda Cranes coaching team in Brazzaville

Uganda Cranes delegation of 20 players and 13 officials arrived safely in Brazzaville ahead of Sunday’s FIFA World Cup Qualifier with Congo on Sunday and the team will be accommodated at Hotel Saphir.


The team is consisted of mainly local based players and will hold their training session at the venue tomorrow.

More locally based players will be given a chance to boost their confidence ahead of the upcoming CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup to start later this month in Kenya and CHAN tournament is for early next year in Morocco.

Uganda are second of Group E with 8 points, four points behind leaders Egypt and two above Ghana who are in third, Congo are bottom of the log with just one point.

Mohammed Hussein El Fadhil from Sudan will be the referee and will be assisted by Ibrahim Mohammed Abdallah and Egueh Yacin Hassan from Djibouti. Ismail Mahmood Ali Mahmood will be the fourth official.

The game which will be played at Unite de Kintele in Brazaville at 5:50 pm Ugandan time.

The squad:

Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango, Watenga Isma, Ochan Benjamin.

Outfield players: Wadada Nico, Iguma Denis, Walusimbi Godfrey, Muleme Isaac, Isinde Isaac, Juuko Murushidi, Awanyi Timothy, Senkatuka Nelson, Wasswa Hassan, Masiko Tom, Mutyaba Muzamiru, Mucurezi Paul, Nsibambi Derrick, Karisa Milton, Serunkuma Geofrey, Kyambadde Allan and Muwanga Bernard.

Head coach: Moses Basena

Assistant coach: Mathias Lule

Goalkeeping coach: Fred Kajoba