Uganda Sand Cranes depart Copa Dar es Salaam beach soccer championship


The Uganda beach soccer team (The Sand Cranes) has embarked on a road journey to Tanzania for the 2018 Copa Dar es Salaam beach soccer championship.

A contingent of 18 people was flagged off by the FUFA finance director Decolas Kiiza at the FUFA house in Mengo on Monday.

The team is expected to arrive in Tuesday 20th November ahead of the tournament which starts on Wednesday 21st November.

The tournament is expected to climax on Friday 23rd November.

Uganda finished fourth in the inaugural edition (last year) after losing to Tanzania in a third place play off.

The Squad
Goalkeepers: Meddie Kibirige and Nasser Lwamunda

Other players
Davis Kasujja, Allan Katwe, Sulaiman Ochero, Rica Byaruhanga, Godfrey Lwesibawa, Ronald Magwali, Alex Emmanuel Wasswa and Swaibu Kakwaya

Leader of delegation: Deo Mutabazi
Technical Director: Bashir Mutyaba
Head coach: Salim Jamal Muwonge
Team Physiotherapist: Bithum Codian Aduny
Team manager: Tonny Ssebagala
Referees: Shafic Mugerwa and Muhammad Ssenteza

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