Shafiq Batambuze makes travelling squad for Gor Mahia – Everton match


2018 SportPesa Cup

Tuesday, 6 November Everton Vs Gor Mahia – Goodison Park, Merseyside

Uganda Cranes left back Shafiq Batambuze is included on the 27 Gor Mahia player’s squad who fly to the United Kingdom to face Everton in the 2018 SportPesa Cup.

Shafique Batambuze in action for Uganda Cranes

The KPL Champions are expected to fly out on Friday aboard Kenya Airways for a match slated on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Goodison Park, Merseyside.

Conspicuously making the travelling contingent is newly acquired left back Shafiq Batambuze, who was recently signed from Tanzanian side Singida United.

Batambuze, who names Western Stima, Sofapaka FC as his former paymasters made the cut after acquiring his UK visa in time.

However, Erisa Ssekisambu, who completed his move on Thursday 1st November was phrased out along with Pascal Ogweno, Kenneth Muguna and Nicholas Kipkirui.

The match will present Gor Mahia players with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to test their skills against some of the best footballers in the world like Jodarn Pickford, Michael Keane, Theo Walcott, Idrisa Gueye among others.

The K’Ogalo will take on the Toffees this Tuesday in a match whose proceeds will be channeled towards charity through the Everton in Community arm.

The full list of players traveling for the UK are; Lawrence Ochieng Juma, Philemon Otieno Omondi, Eliud Ekadeli Lokuwam, Odhoji Shaban Ouma, Arasa Wesley Onguso, Omondi Wellington Ochieng, Kevin Obwaka Omondi, Jacques Tuyisenge, Asudi Raphael Okeyo, Owino Boniface Omondi, Samuel Onyango Ouma, Nizigiyimana Abdoul Karim, Achieng Joash Onyango, Kisia Ernest Wendo, Joachim Ochieng Oluoch, Francis Nyambura Kahata, Ondiek Benard Ochieng, Ochieng Humprey Mieno, Shafik Batambuze, Charles Saramu Momanyi, Lumumba Cersidy Okeyo, Francis Mustafa, Haron Shakava, George Odhiambo Ogutu, Otinda Fredrick Odhiambo and Boniface Oluoch.

Travelling party:

Players: Lawrence Ochieng Juma, Philemon Otieno Omondi, Eliud Ekadeli Lokuwam, Odhoji Shaban Ouma, Arasa Wesley Onguso, Omondi Wellington Ochieng, Kevin Obwaka Omondi, Jacques Tuyisenge, Asudi Raphael Okeyo, Owino Boniface Omondi, Samuel Onyango Ouma, Nizigiyimana Abdoul Karim, Achieng Joash Onyango, Kisia Ernest Wendo, Joachim Ochieng Oluoch, Francis Nyambura Kahata, Ondiek Benard Ochieng, Ochieng Humprey Mieno, Shafik Batambuze, Charles Saramu Momanyi, Lumumba Cersidy Okeyo, Francis Mustafa, Haron Shakava, George Odhiambo Ogutu, Otinda Fredrick Odhiambo, Boniface Oluoch

Officials: Chairman: Ambrose Rachier Head coach: Dylan Kerr Assistant coach: Evans Zedekiah Otieno Team Manager: Jolawi Okello Obondo (Team Manager) Goalkeeper trainer: Willis Ochieng Oganyo Kit manager: George Omondi Abanga Official : Frederick Otieno Ouma


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