Crane players

Uganda Cranes Head coach Sebastien Desabre has named eleven (11) players from the ongoing residential camp at Kabira Country club that will be part of the squad to Abu Dhabi in preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament.

The 11 players are; Bevis Mugabi, Awanyi Timothy, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda, Godfrey Walusimbi, Muleme Isaac, Khalid Aucho, Tadeo Lwanga, Allan Kyambadde, Waisswa Moses, Sadam Juma and Kaddu Henry.

The full 26 man Squad for the Abu Dhabi trip will be announced on Tuesday 21st May 2019.

The final 23 man squad to feature in the Total AFCON Finals in Egypt will be named after the camp in United Arab Emirates.

Cranes will play friendly matches against an unnamed opponent on 9th June 2019 and then with Ivory Coast on 15th June 2019 before flying to Cairo, Egypt.

Uganda are in Group A alongside the hosts Egypt, Democratic Republic of Congo and Zimbabwe.

Meanwhile Sebastien also named six (6) players from the squad he has been handling to join the COSAFA bound contingent.

The players are; Charles Lukwago, James Alitho, Okello Allan, Balinya Juma, Mujuzi Musitafa and Dan Serunkuma.

The 6 players will resume training today under the watchful eye of coach Abdallah Mubiru who is handling the Uganda Cranes squad to COSAFA as head coach Sebastien Desabre is with the National senior team preparing for the AFCON Finals.

The Cosafa Cranes bound team will face Lesotho in the quarter finals on 1 June 2019 in South Africa.