Cranes chan team

Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry has announced a squad of 22 home-based players for the double header against South Sudan in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers scheduled for next month.

Out of the 22 home based players, 5 or 6 players will be considered for the main squad to be added to the 20 foreign based who were named last week.

McKinstry confirmed that the team will undergo rigorous assessment between 2nd and 8th November 2020 before the final selection is made.

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Uganda will take on South Sudan on 12th November at St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende with kick off set for 4pm before facing off again 4 days later in Nairobi.

Cranes are top of the table with four points from the opening two qualification games – an away goalless draw against Burkina Faso and a 2-0 win against Malawi at Namboole.

Summoned squad

Goalkeepers: Alionzi Nafian (URA FC), Lukwago Charles (KCCA FC), Mutakubwa Joel (Kyetume FC)

Defenders: Ndahiro Derrick (Sc Villa), Galiwango Disan (Vipers SC), Willa Paul (Vipers SC), Mandela Ashraf (URA), Iguma Denis (KCCA FC), Kato Samuel ( (KCCA FC), Juuko Murushid (Express FC), Lwaliwa Halid (Vipers SC), Mbowa  Patrick ( URA FC)

Midfielders: Mawejje Tony (Police FC), Kyeyune Saidi (URA FC), Kagimu Shafiq (URA FC), Watambala Kairm (Vipers SC), Owori David (Sc Villa), Anukani Bright (KCCA FC)

Forwards: Oriti Ibrahim (Vipers Sc), Karisa Milton (Vipers SC), Mukwala Stephen (URA FC), Ahebwa Brian (KCCA FC).