Cranes squad to face Rwanda named

The cranes lining up against South Sudan at Lugogo 

By: Senoga Sinan Rajub 

Newly appointed interim Uganda Cranes coach Moses Basena has started off his assigned duties by summoning a 25-man squad to face Rwanda in the second round of the CHAN 2018 qualifiers.

Goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan and striker Erisa Sekisambu have been included in the squad after missing out on the first round encounters against South Sudan. Exciting Vipers SC’s starlet Frank “Zaga” Tumwesigye has also been summoned as the youngest player in the squad.

Basena alongside his assistant Fred Kajoba will start conducting training tomorrow Wednesday 2nd August at Namboole stadium and will end on 5th August.

The first leg will be played on 12th August at the St Mary’s Stadium in Kitende while the return leg is scheduled for 18th August.

The full squad
Goalkeepers
Ismail Watenga (Vipers), Benjamin Ochan (KCCA), Saidi Keni (Proline), Tom Ikara (Kirinya Jinja SS)

Defenders
Nicholas Wadada (Vipers SC), Adriko John (SC Villa), Isaac Muleme (KCCA ), Timothy Awany (KCCA), Rashid Toha (Onduparaka), Savio Kabugo (Proline), Bernard Muwanga (SC Villa), Paul Musamali (KCCA)

Midfielders
Moses Waiswa (Vipers), Bukenya Deus (Vipers), Kasozi Nicholas (Synergy), Mutyaba Muzamir (KCCA), Simon Serunkuma (SC VIlla), Tom Masiko (Vipers), Frank “Zaga” Tumwesigye (Vipers), Kagimu Shafiq (URA FC),

Strikers
Derrick Nsibambi (KCCA), Muhammad Shaban (Onduparaka), Paul Mucureezi (KCCA), Erisa Ssekisambu (Vipers), Milton Karisa (Vipers)

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