Uganda Cranes Head coach Sebastien Desabre has summoned a 33 man Squad for the AFCON Qualifier match between Uganda and Lesotho to be played on 13th October, 2018 at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.
The Squad consists of 16 foreign based players and the rest are stars from the Uganda Premier League with some coming from the National U-20 team.
The local based players will start training on 5th October before the rest of the squad joins three days later for the residential camp ahead of the back to back ties against Lesotho to be played in a space of four days.
The final squad of 24 players for the residential camp will be named by the head coach on 7th October, 2018.
Cranes are still on top of Group L with 4 points from two matches played. Lesotho are second with two points, on level with Tanzania while Cape Verde are bottom with no point.
The 2019 AFCON tournament will be hosted in Cameroon. The competition will be held in June and July 2019 to move it from January/February for the first time. It will also be the first Africa Cup of Nations expanded from 16 to 24 teams.
Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns), Jamal Salim (El Meriekh), Charles Lukwago (KCCA FC) and Nicholas Sebwato (Onduparaka FC).
Outfield players: Isaac Isinde (Kirinya Jinja SS), Murushid Juuko (Simba SC), Timothy Awanyi (KCCA FC), Denis Iguma (Kazma FC), Nicholas Wadada (Azam FC), Bashir Asiku (Vipers SC), Musitafah Kizza (KCCA FC), Musitafa Mujuzi (Proline FC), Bernard Muwanga (KCCA FC), Godfrey Walusimbi (Kaizer Chiefs) FC, Isaac Muleme (Haras El Hodood), Joseph Ochaya (Lusaka Dynamo), Hassan Wasswa (El Geish), Khalid Aucho(Church Hill Brothers, India), Ibrahim Saddam Juma (KCCA FC), Tadeo Lwanga (Vipers SC), Allan Kateregga (Cape Town City), Faruku Miya (Gorica ), Ambrose Kirya (Sc Villa), Allan Okello (KCA FC), Julius Poloto (KCCA FC), Moses Waisswa (Vipers Sc), Milton Karisa( MC Oujda), Allan Kyambadde (KCCA FC), Emma Okwi (Simba SC), Edrisa Lubega (SV Ried), Derrick Nsibambi (Smouha), Patrick Kaddu (KCCA FC), Nelson Senkatuka (Bright Stars FC)
Group L 2019 AFCON qualifiers
Uganda Cranes Vs Lesotho, 13th October 2018 – Namboole, 4pm
Lesotho vs Uganda, 16th October 2018 – Maseru.