OPTIMISTIC: Cranes captain Hassan Wasswa Mawanda
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Uganda Cranes continue preparations for their final AFCON 2017 qualifier match against Comoros with the team getting ready for the upcoming Buganda regional tour on Saturday.

The Cranes coach, Micho Srejovic named the squad for the tour during the weekly press conference on Wednesday at FUFA house in Mengo, Kampala.

The team will be captained by midfielder Hassan Wasswa Mawanda. Mike Sserumaga has been recalled after a long time while one guest player, Sulaiman Luzige from Sweden is also among the players to travel with the team.

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The last training session in Kampala will be on Thursday evening at Phillip Omondi stadium, Lugogo before the team sets off for Masaka on Friday morning to Masaka Recreational Stadium where it will hold a training session that evening.

The match will be played on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 4 pm.

Previously the Cranes have also visited the Western Region (Mbarara), North East (Soroti), Northern (Gulu), Kitara (Masindi), West Nile (Arua) and the Eastern Region (Mbale).


The full team:

Goalkeepers: Benjamin Ochan (KCCA) and Yasin Mugabi (SC Villa)

Defenders: Nicholas Wadada (Vipers), Joseph Nsubuga (SC Villa), Hassan Musana (Bul), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda – Al Shorta, Iraq, Rashid Toha (Onduparaka), Timothy Awanyi (KCCA), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers), Bernard Muwanga (SC Villa)

Midfielders: Ivan Ntege (KCCA), Kezironi Kizito (Vipers), Mike Sserumaga (SC Villa), Vincent Kayizzi (KCCA), Abdumalik Tabu (SC Villa), Martin Kizza (SC Villa)

Strikers: Geofrey Sserunkuma (KCCA), Erisa Ssekisambu (Vipers), Shaban Muhammed (Onduparaka), Musa Esenu (Soana), Edrisa Lubega (Proline)

Guest Player: Sulaiman Luzige (Vaxjo, Sweden)