Cranes train at Startimes stadium
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A group of 24 players have kick started non-residential training drills for the last Total Afcon 2019 qualifier match away to Tanzania.

The players, many of whom locally based from the Star Times Uganda Premier League clubs trained for two hours at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo in Kampala.

With the exception of Vipers, Proline and Express players, who still have to play Uganda Cup quarter-finals, the rest of the summoned players turned up with one addition – Solomon Walusimbi of Maroons Football Club.

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The team will have a regional tour match against Kampala Regional Select team on 16th March from which nine players will be selected to join the 15 foreign based players in a camp in Cairo, Egypt from 18th to 22nd March.

Uganda is among the fourteen nations to have already secured a place at the 2019 Afcon in Egypt while Tanzania will need to win and hope Lesotho falter against Cape Verde in the other Group L stage match.

Training will resume on Tuesday morning starting by 9am, at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo.

24 players who trained on Monday morning:

Nicholas Sebwato (Onduparaka Fc), Saidi Keni (Sc Villa), James Alitho (URA FC), Charles Lukwago (KCCA FC), Obenchan Filbert (KCCA FC), Willa Paul (Police FC), Samson Mutyaba (Maroons FC), Kizza Mustafa (KCCA FC), Majwega Brian (Maroons FC), Godfrey Walusimbi (Unattached), Timothy Awanyi (KCCA FC), Mbowa Paul Baker (URA FC), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Unattached), Ibrahim Sadam Juma (KCCA FC), Eyam Ivan (Mbarara City FC), Taddeo Lwanga (Vipers SC), Okello Allan (KCCA FC), Owori David (Sc Villa), Allan Kyambadde (KCCA FC), Poloto Julius (KCCA C), Balinya Juma (Police FC), Kaddu Henry (KCCA FC), Madondo Joel (K-Jinja SS), Bashir Mutanda (Sc Villa), Solomon Walusimbi (Maroons).