Uganda Cranes interim head coach Abdallah Mubiru has on Wednesday evening confirmed the traveling 18 players to Burundi for the first leg of the 2020 CHAN second round qualifier away in Bujumbura.
‘The team is ready everyone in the team is prepared, determined and committed to giving positive results and performance when we meet Burundi over the weekend that gives me courage as a coach because the best you can get from the players is the situation whereby their ready to give whatever they can for the success of the team’ Abdallah Mubiru, Uganda Cranes interim head coach.
The final traveling team was named on Wednesday afternoon after the final training session at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo.
This followed days of intense training that culminated into a friendly match with the Hippos on Tuesday.
The team will be travel aboard Kenya Airways at 3 AM in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
The game will be played on Saturday, 21st September 2019. FUFA Executive Committee member Rogers Mulindwa is the head of delegation.
Goalkeepers: Alitho James, Charles Lukwago
Other players: Halid Lwaliwa, Mustafa Kizza, Paul Willa, John Revita, Paul Patrick Mbowa, Bright Anukani, Nicholas Kasozi, Musitafa Mujuzi, Shafiq Kagimu Kuchi, Allan Okello, Muzamiru Mutyaba, Yusuf Ssozi, Dan Muzeyi Serunkuma, Mike Mutyaba, Fahad Bayo Aziz, Viane Ssekajjugo
Head of Delegation: Rogers Mulindwa
Head coach – Abdallah Mubiru
Assistant coach – Livingstone Mbabazi
Advance party head: Paul Mukatabala
Goalkeeping coach – Sadiq Wassa
Team Coordinator– Geoffrey Massa
Media Officer: Mutaka Joseph
Kitsman: Frank Bumpenje
Doctor: Nakabago Emmanuel
Delegates: John Odongo and Rosebell Rwamuyamba
Additional reporting FUFA