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Kenya soccer legends contingent arrives ahead of friendly with Uganda legends

David GOMBE

The Kenyan soccer legends have arrived ahead of their friendly match with Uganda legends on Wednesday, 26th January at Maya Forest Resort.

The 27 man Kenyan delegation led by Musa Otieno a former Captain of the Harambee Stars arrived in Uganda at 13:15hrs

They are currently accommodated at Jevine Hotel in Lubaga where they will reside until tomorrow.

Meanwhile, the leaders and coaches from both sides held a joint press conference today at Jevine Hotel where both side revealed the greatest moments and rivalry they had during their playing time at National team.

Otieno, the coach for the Kenya Legends and former Kenya National team captain says this is a great initiative to see former players coming together every year and revealed Uganda against Kenya is always a war.

“This is great for us to meet again and I remember the days when we used to play against Uganda it’s was like a war. So we have not traveled from Nairobi to Uganda for just a friendly we have come for a war.”Said Otieno

Former Cranes captain George Ssimwogerere and Musa Otieno

Kefa Kisala, Coach for Uganda Legends said that his team is well set and ready to beat Kenya, he revealed that it’s true, it’s a friendly match but that rivalry between the two sides can’t just end.

“We have prepared well and my players have in good conditions. We are friends but like Musa stated Kenya against Uganda is a war but our aim is to win the game and we are looking forward to it.”

George Ssimwogerere, the Vice President of the Fraternity of Legendary Football Players and Daniel Ntale, the general Secretary of the Legends Association also attended the joint press conference.

Kenyan legends having sessions at Jevine Hotel

Uganda Legends squad to face Kenya Legends

1. Sam Kawalya
2. Kalungi Edward
3. Daniel Ntale Kisekka
4. Robert Mukiibi
5. George Ssimwogerere
6. Isaac Nkaada
7. Jackson Mayanja
8. Hassan Mubiru
9. Isa Ssekatawa
10. Abubaker Tabula.
11. Ibrahim Buwembo
12. Byansi Muhammad
13. Jackson Nyima
14. Odoki James
15. Yusuf Kinene
16. Adolf Bola
17. Kamoga Ronald
18. Ayub Balyejjusa
19. George Kagugube
20. Obadiah Ssemakula
21. Ngabo Pius
22. Kefa Kisala (coach)
23. Mathias Kaweesa
24. Kasenge
25. Gonzaga Francis

Kenya legends

1. Josphat Murila
2. Peter Dawo
3. Omar Shaban
4. Musa Otieno
5. Edward Karanja
6. George Sunguti
7. Francis Oduor
8. Reginald Asibwa
9. Vincent Otieno
10. William Oloo
11. Noah Abich
12. Nicholas Muyoti
13. Oscar Kadenge
14. Shaban Zadock
15. Willis Waliavla
16. Josiah Ougo
17. Boniface Ambani
18. Alfred Chege
19. Julius Owino
20. Peter Gor
21. Bernard Onyango
22. Mohamed Foaya
23. Anthony Okwa
24. Jeff Onyando
25. Shadrack Ateka
26. Paul Mutua.

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