North East region to test the Uganda Cranes | Regional Tours 2017


Uganda Cranes training session

Uganda Cranes Regional Tours 2017:

Saturday, 26th August: North East Region Select Vs Uganda Cranes

At Bukedea play ground, 4 p.m

Before facing 7 time African champions Egypt, the Uganda Cranes will face the  North East region select team at the Bukedea play ground on Saturday, 26th August 2017.

The national team delegation travelled successfully and had a stop over at Mbale before conducting a late training session at the Mbale Cricket grounds.

All the players and officials are accommodated at Mbale Resort Hotel from where they will connect to Bukedea, where the match will take place.

This will be a continuation of the famous Uganda Cranes regional tours whose key objective among others is to take the national team brand closer to the masses in their respective localities.

The team will leave Mbale on Saturday, hours to the match at Bukedea.

The Uganda Cranes regional tours are jointly sponsored by telecommunications giants Airtel Uganda and Nile Breweries under the flagship brand Nile Special.

The Uganda Cranes last regional tour match was in Kabale against the Western region select team.

Western region won 1-0 on the day.

Traveling team to Bukedea:

  • Goalkeepers: Isma Watenga (Vipers) and Benjamin Ochan (KCCA)
  • Defenders: Nico Wakiro Wadada (Vipers), Isaac Muleme (KCCA), Bernard Muwanga (SC Villa Jogoo), Timothy Dennis Awany (KCCA), Dennis Iguma (Al Ahed, Lebanon), Paul Musamali (KCCA)
  • Midfielders: Ivan ‘Kojja’ Ntege (Township Rollers, Botswana), Moses Waiswa (Vipers), Shafiq Kagimu (URA), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Njihem, Lebanon), Yassar Mugerwa (St George, Ethiopia), Muzamiru Mutyaba (KCCA), Tom Masiko (Vipers)
  • Forwards: Derrick Nsibambi (KCCA), Nelson Senkatuka (Proline), Paul Mucureezi (KCCA)