Hamuza Lutalo, the Head coach of Uganda U17 National football team known as the ‘Cubs’ has named a 20 man squad for the U17 AFCON/CECAFA Zonal Qualifiers in Rwanda.

The tournament is slated to commence on Saturday 12th to 22nd December.

Lutalo will be assisted by Ssenyondo Brian as his assistant coach, and Kiberu Mubarak as the goalkeeping coach. KCCA Soccer Academy defender Ibrahim Juma will be the team captain.

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Uganda is pitted in Group A alongside Kenya, South Sudan and Ethiopia. Group B has hosts Rwanda, Tanzania, Sudan and Djibouti.

The two best teams will qualify to represent the zone in the Africa Cup of Nations U-17 tournament in 2021.

Uganda is the reigning U17 CECAFA champion and will be looking at defending it in order to qualify for the African Cup of Nations U17 Finals that will be staged in Morocco.


Goalkeepers: Mwebe Henry (Express Fc Junior Team), Magada Abdu (Busoga United Junior Team), Oyirwoth Humphrey (Express Fc Junior Team)

Defenders: Mulema Vincent (Kyetume Fc Junior Team), Ibrahim Juma (KCCA SA), Luyima Enock (Volf SA), Mukisa Simon KCCA SA), Gava Peter (Express FC Junior Team), Madoi Ronald (Wakiso Giants Junior Team)

Midfielders: Irinimbabazi Ivan (Bright Stars FC, Junior Team), Kaliisa Shugai (Express FC Junior Team), Mutyaba Travis (Vipers Sc Junior Team), Mwanje Elvis Eddy (KCCA SA), Mudiba Samir (Express Fc Junior Team)

Forwards: Magogo Shafiq (KCCA SA), Mubiru Hassan (Express Fc Junior Team), Mawa Oscar (KCCA FC SA), Bugembe Issa (Bright Stars FC Junior Team), Jumbe Fahad (Vipers SC Junior Team), Basil Tenywa Tuma (Eton College, United Kingdom).

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