Sand Cranes team with FUFA finance Director Decolas Kiiza

The Sand Cranes arrived safely in Tanzania for the 2018 Copa Dar es Salaam beach soccer championship.

Uganda was set to play their opening fixture on Thursday 22nd November 2018 against Malawi but the match will now be honored on Saturday.

Malawi were yet to arrive for the tournament as they missed a flight connection. Uganda will play two matches on Saturday against Malawi and Seychelles.

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Uganda will play its first match on Friday against the hosts Tanzania at 5pm.

Uganda finished fourth in the inaugural edition last year after losing to Tanzania in a third place play off.

Players;

Kibirige Meddie, Lwamunda Nasser, Kasujja Davis, Katwe Allan, Ochero Sulaiman, Byaruhanga Rica, Lwesibawa Godfrey, Magwali Ronald, Wasswa Emmanuel Alex and Kakwaya Swaibu.

Leader of Delegation – Mutabazi Deo

Technical Director – Mutyaba Bashir

Head Coach – Salim Muwonge Jamal

Team Physiotherapist – Bithum Codian Aduny

Team Manager – Ssebagala Tonny

Referee – Mugerwa Shafic

Referee – Ssenteza Muhammad

Sand Cranes fixtures;

Friday 23rd Nov 2018: Uganda vs Tanzania

Saturday 24th Nov 2018: Seychelles vs Uganda

Saturday 24th Nov 2018: Malawi vs Uganda