Uganda Cranes head coach, Johnathan McKinstry, has confirmed the starting XI for the second Group A match against Somalia in the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup at the StarTimes Stadium Lugogo on Monday at 4:00pm.
McKinstry has made two tactical changes from the lineup that started against Burundi in the first game. Busoga United’s Joel Madondo makes his first start together with URA FC forward Joachim Ojera.
KCCA goalkeeper Charles Lukwago maintained in the goalkeeping role.
Vipers SC Paul Willa on the right-back, Mustafa Kizza on the left, John Revita and skipper Halid Lwaliwa in the central defense.
URA FC Midfielder Shafiq Kagimu returns to his central midfield role.
Proline FC player Bright Anukani and KCCA FC playmaker Allan Okello are the other offensive midfielders at the center of the park.
Vipers SC striker Fahad Bayo will continue to lead the attacking force upfront alongside Joel Madondo of Busoga United.
Five Uganda Cranes players Charles Lukwago, Paul Willa, Mustafa Kizza, John Revita, and Allan Okello were part of the team that won Somalia in the previous match against Somalia at Lugogo.
The match was a CHAN 2020 Qualifier which ended 4-1 in favor of Uganda Cranes.
Uganda Cranes Starting XI: Charles Lukwago (GK), Paul Willa, Mustafa Kizza, John Revita, Halid Lwaliwa, Shafiq Kagimu, Bright Anukani, Allan Okello, Joachim Ojera, Fahad Bayo, Joel Madondo.
Subs: Joel Mutakubwa (GK), Musitafa Mujuzi, Paul Mbowa, Karim Watambala, Steven Mukwala, Muzamiru Mutyaba, Viane Sekajugo, Nicolas Kasozi, Ben Ocen.