Uganda Kobs’ 18 players to face Egypt Revealed



Uganda Kobs Vs Egypt Pharaohs

Sat, 1st August 2015 – Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole

Kick-off: 4: 00 p.m

Uganda U-23 head coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has named the full 18 players who will play against Egypt in the CAF U-23 return leg qualification match.

There is only one change to the Uganda Kobs’ team that started against Egyptian young Pharaohs a fortnight ago.

Vipers Sports Club winger, Erisa Ssekisambu replaces creative midfielder Tadeo Lwanga as the rest of the players are maintained.

El Merriekh goal keeper, Salim Jamal who joined the team on the match eve keeps his slot in goal despite a dismissal performance in the first leg that the Egyptians won easily 4-0 at the El Arab Borg stadium in Alexandria.

Vipers’ utility player Deus Bukenya starts as the anchorman with clubmates, Farouk Miya (the team captain), Kizito Kezironi playing just in front of him as they supply the attacking line of the lanky Fahad Muhammed Hassan and Yunus Sentamu.

Uganda needs to score 5 goals without the opposition response is the home team is to stand any realistic chance of progressing to the CAF U-23 tournament that will be played in Senegal later this year.

All the four match referees are form Central African Republic with the match commissioner from Kenya.

Uganda Kobs Line Up:

Salim Jamal (G.K), Ibrahim Kiyemba, Brian Ochwo, Shafik Bakaki, Richard Kasagga, Deus Bukenya, Erisa Ssekisambu, Kizito Kezironi, Farouk Miya, Fahad Hassan Muhammed, Yunus Sentamu.


James Alitho (G.K), John Ssemazzi, Brian Nkuubi, Martin Kizza, Okiring Isiagi, Tadeo Lwanga, Alex Kitata

Match Officials:

Center Referee: Jean Marc Ganamandji (Central African Republic)

1st Assistant: Fabrice Balezou

2nd Assistant: Cyrille Saramalet

4th Official: Etienne Gabato

Match Commissioner: Mohamed Omar Abubaker Yusuf (Kenya)

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