Senkatuka vows to score more goals for Uganda Cranes


Uganda Cranes striker Nelson Senkatuka has vowed to score more goals for the national team after he helped the side salvage a draw in a trial match against Guinea.

Nelson Senkatuka

The Bright Stars forward was on target two minutes after coming on for midfielder Tadeo Lwanga in the 73rd minute in the one all draw with West Africans Guinea on Saturday at the FUS Stade Molay E Hassan Stadium in Rabat.

The former KCCA and Proline striker tweeted;

I am delighted to score my first international goal for the Uganda in the draw against Guinea.

It is a real special feeling.

Hopefully this is the first of the many to come.

Senkatuka believes there is still room to polish up his game as a developing player too.

More work to do still and areas in my game to improve on, one step at a time. To God be the glory!

On Tuesday, 9th January 2018, Uganda Cranes will play the final build up against Congo (Brazzaviile).

After the two matches, Desabre will name the final 23 man team as required by the CAF regulations.

Uganda Cranes XI:

Benjamin Ochan (GK), Nico Wakiro Wadada, Isaac Muleme, Denis Timothy Awanyi, Bernard Muwanga (Captain), Taddeo Lwanga (Abakabar Kasule), Milton Karisa (Muhammed Shaban), Moses Waiswa (Rahmat Senfuka), Derrick Nsibambi (Nelson Senkatuka), Ibrahim Sadam Juma (Muzamiru Mutyaba), Allan Kyambadde