New Uganda U17 head coach Kwesi conducts maiden training

L-R; Physical fitness coach, Osei-Owusu Derrick, FUFA Football Development Director Ali Mwebe and Fabin Kwesi
L-R; Physical fitness coach, Osei-Owusu Derrick, FUFA Football Development Director Ali Mwebe and Fabin Kwesi

The newly appointed Uganda U17 National Team Head coach Paa Samuel Kwesi Fabin conducted his first training session with the team at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.

Samuel Paa Kwesi Fabian

He arrived for duty on Monday in Njeru where the team is camping ahead of the AFCON U-17 final tournament.

The youngsters resumed their preparations on a high note with head coach introducing Osei-Owusu Derrick as a physical fitness coach.

The residential training commenced on Saturday March 23.

Samuel Kwesi walks off the turf with the boys after training

Kwesi observed the side being taken through their paces and he concluded that the side will produce results if they work a little harder.

“If we work a little harder, this team will get results,” he said.

Players in camp
Goalkeepers: Oyo Delton (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), Jack Komaketch (Ndejje University FC), Ssemwogerere Daniel (Bright Stars FC), Mubiru Patrick (Bright Stars FC), and Sinalya Ben (Express FC)

Rest of the Squad: Kevin Ssekimbegga (Express FC), Ibrahim Juma (KCCA FC), Kasozi Samson (Bright Stars FC), Kizito Mugweri Gavin (Vipers SC), Kiddawalime Saul (Super Cubs), Wasswanga Shafik (Ndejje University FC), Opira Innocent (Ndejje University), Ssekajja Davis (Bright Stars FC), Ziraba Ronnie (Express FC), Kakaire Thomas (Bright Stars FC), Iddi Abdul Wahid (Cagliari FC – Italy), Mwaka Polycarp (Ndejje University FC), Opaala Edwine Mukisa (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), John Kokas Alou (URA FC), Mukisa Owen (BUL FC), Jarieko James (Paidha Black Angels FC), Asaba Ivan (Vipers SC), Najib Yiga (Vipers SC), Yasin Abdu Owane (Vipers SC), Mugulusi Isma (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), Lubega Derrick (Express FC), Mugisha Rogers (Mbarara City FC), Kakande Shafic (Bright Stars FC), Opira Justine(KCCA SA) Kawooya Andrew (Vipers SC)

Team officials:
Paa Samuel Kwesi Fanin – Head Coach

Magera Jackson – 1st Assistant coach

Hamuza Lutalo – 2nd Assistant coach

Mubarak Kiberu – Goalkeeper coach

Osei-Owusu Derrick – Physical fitness coach

Emmanuel Nakabago – Team Doctor

Bashir Mutyaba – Team Manager

Omaria Bosco – Team Media Officer

Bumpenje Frank – Kit Manager

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