The Uganda Cubs will open up their UEFA international tournament account with a game against Cameroon on Tuesday at the Emirhan Sports Complex in Antalya in Turkey.
The U-17 team are in Turkey to participate in an only-invite tournament to form part of the team’s preparations for this year’s CAF U-17 Africa Championships in April.
Coach Jackson Magera’s charges were grouped a long side giants Cameroon, Morocco and Belarus. And they take-on Cameroon in their opening fixture at 4PM.
“We are ready for the game”, assistant coach Hamuza Lutalo told Airtel Football. “The boys have responded well to the weather conditions and hopefully we shall win our first game,” he added.
Tanzania will play Guinea in the opening game at 4PM. This tournament is exclusively sponsored by UEFA and it will help the Africa countries invited to prepare for the CAF U-17 tournament that will be staged in Tanzania, come April.
Day 1 Fixtures | Monday 4th March 2019
11:30am: Tanzania Vs Guinea
12:00pm: Morocco Vs Belarus
3:30pm: Australia Vs Turkey
4:00pm: Cameroon Vs Uganda
Team Uganda Delegation:
Goalkeepers: Jack Komakech (Ndejje University FC), Delton Oyo (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), Daniel Ssemwogerere (Bright Stars FC)
Outfield Players: Ivan Asaba (Vipers SC), Ibrahim Ekellot (KCCA FC), Ibrahim Juma (KCCA FC), James Jarieko (Paidha Black Angels FC), John Kokas Alou (URA FC), John Rogers (Onduparaka FC), Thomas Kakaire (Bright Stars FC), Shafik Kakande (Bright Stars FC), Samson Kasozi (Bright Stars FC), Kevin Ssekimbegga (Express FC), Saul Kiddawalime (Super Cubs), Gavin Kizito Mugweri (Vipers SC), Rogers Mugisha (Mbarara City FC), Isma Mugulusi (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), Polycarp Mwaka (Kirinya Jinja SS FC)