Brian Majwega (in Airtel Uganda branded red bib) passes the ball during training at Namboole stadium

CHAN 2018 Qualifiers

  • Friday, 14th July 2017
  • South Sudan vs. Uganda – Juba Stadium
Brian Majwega (in Airtel Uganda branded red bib) passes the ball during training at Namboole stadium

Uganda Cranes have intensified training ahead of the Championships of Africa Nations (CHAN) qualifiers that start on Friday.

On Monday evening, 25 players reported for training at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole including KCCA FC players in defenders Paul Musamali, Timothy Dennis Awany and Isaac Muleme as well as Muzamir Mutyaba, Paul Mucureezi, Geoffrey Sserunkuma and Derrick Nsibambi.

Head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic, alongside his assistants Moses Basena and Fred Kajoba (the goalkeeping coach) oversaw the two hour session.

Veteran striker Geoffrey Sserunkuma will be skipper of the team and will be assisted by Vipers captain Nico Wakiro Wadada and SC Villa’s Bernard Muwanga.

Uganda will be away for the first leg against South Sudan this Friday, July 14 in Juba and the return leg will be played on 22nd July, 2017 at Lugogo in Kampala.

Team in Training:

Goalkeepers: Isma Watenga, Tom Ikara and Ken Saidi

Defenders: Wadada Nico, Timothy Awanyi, Muwanga Bernard, Kabugo Savio, Toha Rashid, Musamali Paul and Adiriko John

Midfielders: Deus Bukenya, Nicholas Kasozi,  Muzamil Mutyaba, Tom Masiko, Moses Waiswa, Paul Mucurezi, Muleme Isaac, Kizza Martin, Majwega Brian and Kagimu Shafiq.

Strikers: Geoffrey Serunkuma, Derrick Nsibambi, Nelson Sekantuka, Shaban Muhammad and Karisa Milton