Members of the Cranes training at Namboole Stadium

The Uganda Cranes started preparations for their Group E World Cup qualifier game against Ghana that will be played on October 7 at Namboole stadium.

Twenty-three players took part in the session under the watchful eye of interim Coach Moses Basena, Mathias Lule and goalkeeping coach Fred Kajoba as they also prepare for the upcoming tour in Northern Uganda on Saturday.

The tour will be used as a baseline to test players especially the home-based ones, to decide who will make the final squad to face Ghana. The foreign based players are expected to arrive after the weekend league fixtures with their respective clubs.

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The team travels today to Lira for the Northern Regional Tour at the Lango Sports Ground.

Cranes won 5-0 the last time they played in the Northern Regional Tour. It was played at Pece Stadium in Gulu district.

Meanwhile, Bennett Daniel Frazer from South Africa will be the referee in charge of the Ghana game. He will be assisted by Marie Steve Jonathan and Adelaide Eldrick Giles Mathieu. Fred Nelson Emile Louis will be the fourth official. All from Seychelles.

Uganda Cranes Team travelling to Lira:

Goalkeepers:  Ismail Watenga, Benjamin Ochan, Tom Ikara.

Outfield players: Nico Wadada, Dan Bilikwalira,  Joshua Awori,  Savio Kabugo,  Timothy Awanyi,  Bernard Muwanga, Fred Okot,  Isaac Muleme,  Tadeo Lwanga, Ibrahim Kayiwa,  Tom Masiko,  Paul Mucureezi,  Moses Waiswa, Kalyowa Emma,  Shafic Kagimu,  Muzamir Mutyaba,  Derrick Nsibambi, Nelson Senkatuka and Albert Mugisa.


Northern Regional Tour

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Northern Region Select Vs Uganda Cranes

Lango Sports Ground, Lira (4 pm)