Four Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Football Club players will be joining the Uganda Cranes camp in Cameroon.
The selected players are goalkeeper Charles Lukwago, Denis Iguma, Bright Anukani and striker Brian Aheebwa.
They will depart Uganda for Cameroon on Friday 8th January 2021 to join the Cranes contingent ahead of the CHAN final tournament.
The development comes hours after KCCA Football Club bowing out of the CAF Confederation Cup tournament on away goals rule despite defeating AS Kigali of Rwanda 3-1 courtesy of Brian Aheebwa’s hat trick.
Uganda Cranes are currently taking part in the Pre-CHAN mini tournament in Cameroon and have managed four points from the two games so far played one all stalemate against Cameroon and a 2-0 win against Zambia.
They will end the mini tournament on Thursday 7th-January against Niger
The Championship of Africa Nations (CHAN) tournament where only locally based players are eligible to take part will kick off on 16th January and Climax on 7th February in Cameroon.
Uganda Cranes are in group C alongside holders Morocco, debutants Togo and East African neighbors Rwanda.
Cranes squad in Cameroon
Joel Mutakubwa (Kyetume FC), Nafian Alionzi (URA FC), Tom Ikara (Police FC)
Eric Ssenjobe (Police FC), Aziz Kayondo (Vipers SC), Paul Willa (Vipers SC), Ashraf Mandela (URA FC), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers SC), Musitafa Mujuzi (Kyetume FC), Patrick Mbowa (URA FC), Hassan Muhammad (Police FC)
Shafiq Kagimu (URA FC), Tony Mawejje (Police FC), Bobosi Byaruhanga (Vipers SC), Karim Watambala (Vipers SC), Saidi Kyeyune (URA FC), Hassan Ssenyonjo (Wakiso Giants FC)
Ben Ocen (Police FC), Ibrahim Orit (Vipers SC), Vianne Ssekajjugo (Wakiso Giants FC), Joseph Ssemujju (BUL FC), Joackim Ojera (URA FC), Milton Karisa (Vipers SC), Stephen Mukwala (URA FC), Mohamed Shaban (Vipers SC)