AFCON 2019: Swedish based duo joins Cranes camp in Abu Dhabi

DAVID GOMBE

Striker Alexis Bakka and midfielder Abdul Lumala have joined the Uganda Cranes camp in Abu Dhabi in preparations for the African Cup of Nations tournament.

Bakka plays his professional football at Carlstad United while Lumala is a Syrianska FC attacking midfielder.

The duo was summoned for the first time and joined the rest of the team on Monday evening bringing the players’ tally to 21 so far.

Earlier on William Kizito Luwagga and goalkeeper Jamal Salim Magoola had joined the camp on Sunday evening .

Sebastien Desabre’s charges will have two friendly games, one against Turkmenistan (closed door) on 9th and another against Ivory Coast on 15th June.

Players in Abu Dhabi (21)

Goalkeepers: Denis Masinde Onyango (Captain), Jamal Salim Magoola

Defenders: Bevis Mugabi, Isaac Muleme, Joseph Benson Ochaya, Timothy Denis Awanyi, Godfrey Walusimbi, Murushid Jjuuko

Midfielders: Hassan Wasswa Mawanda, Kirizestom Ntambi, Faruku Miya, Moses Waiswa, Ibrahim Sadam Juma, Khalid Aucho, Taddeo Lwanga, Allan Kyambadde, William Kizito Luwagga, Abdul Lumala

Forwards: Derrick Nsibambi, Patrick Henry Kaddu, Alexis Bakka

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