DEPARTURE: The Uganda Cranes off to Rwanda

Uganda Cranes interim coaches Moses Basena and Fred Kajoba have named the final squad traveling to Rwanda for the return leg of the final round of the Total CHAN 2018 qualifiers against Rwanda’s Amavubi Stars.

The 18-man team has set off for Kigali today afternoon and expected to land in the evening and then hold a training session at the venue tomorrow.

Martin Kizza and Timothy Awanyi, who missed the first leg due to their trials in South Africa, have been included in the squad to Kigali, and the Cranes now only need a draw to confirm their place in the CHAN tournament that will take place in Kenya next January.

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The first leg in Kampala in match played at Vipers SC home ground St. Mary’s stadium ended in a deserving victory for Uganda over Rwanda, thanks to a brace from Muzamiru Mutyaba and one goal from Derrick Nsibambi.

The second leg of the qualifier will be played at the Kigali Regional Stadium, Nyamirambo in Kigali on August 19.


Traveling team:

Goalkeepers: Ismael Watenga, Benjamin Ochan

Outfield players: Nico Wakiro Wadada, Deus Bukenya, Isaac Muleme, Martin Kizza, Bernard Muwanga, Timothy Awany, Paul Musamali, Muzamir Mutyaba, Shafic Kagimu, Tom Masiko, Paul Mucureezi, Milton Karisa, Simon Sserukuma, Moses Waiswa, Erisa Ssekisambu and Derrick Nsibambi


CHAN 2018 Qualifiers

Rwanda Vs Uganda

Saturday, 19th August 2017

Kigali Regional Stadium, (4 pm)

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