KCCA FC assistant manager Morley Byekwaso has been named the head coach of the national U-20 football team, known as The Hippos for the forthcoming Cecafa U20 championship.
Byekwaso will be assisted by U17 coach Hamza Lutalo and Stephen Kiggundu as the goalkeeping coach while FUFA Youth Development officer Bashir Mutyaba is the team manager (coordinator).
Morley and his staff will help guide the team in the CECAFA championships that will be hosted by Uganda starting September 21st to 5th October 2019.
The summoned players have today started their residential training at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.
Most of the players summoned featured in the U17 Africa Cup of Nations 2019 in Dar es Salaam, as well as players who featured in the previous campaign of the CAF U20 AFCON qualification while others play in the Uganda Premier League.
Goal keepers: Komakech Jack (Football For Good Academy), Otim Dennis (Mbarara FC), Magolofa Mutwalib (Vipers SC Junior Team).
Defenders: Ssekimbegga Kevin (Express FC Junior Team), Justine Opiro (KCCA FC Soccer Academy), Kayondo Aziz Abdu (Vipers SC), Kitabalwa Robert (St Mary Kitende), Kizito Gavin Mugweri (Sports Club Villa Jogoo), Kigundu Derrick (Buddo S.S), Musa Ramathan (KCCA FC), Ssemakula Keneth (Busoga United FC).
Midfielders: Ssekajja Davis (Bright Stars FC), Mayanja Saidi (Edgars Youth Programme), Sseguya William (Kampala Junior Team), Kafumbe Joseph (KCCA FC), Kawooya Andrew (Vipers SC Junior Team), Anukani Bright (Proline FC), Kakaire Thomas (Alanya Spor-Turkey), Watambala Karim (St Mary’s Kitende), Ssenyonjo Hassan (Wakiso Giants), Zzizinga Ashiraf (Kampala Junior Team), Sserwadda Steven (KCCA FC)
Forwards: Ssebufu Frank (Buddo S.S), Mugulusi Isma (Busoga United FC), Yiga Najib (Vipers SC Junior Team), Lwanga Charles (SC Villa Jogoo), Asaba Ivan (Vipers SC Junior Team), Maseruka Sadam (BUL FC) Sadat Anaku (KCCA FC), Bogere Ivan (Proline FC).