Shafic Magogo, son to FUFA President Eng Moses Magogo, has made the cut for the 20 player squad for Uganda’s Junior team to play in the inaugural 2019 CECAFA U15 tournament.
Magogo is a student at Kibuli SS and plays for Edgars Academy. He is a promising player who also recently turned down an offer to join Wakiso Giants’ junior team
The final team has left on Thursday morning for CECAFA where Uganda opens with Ethiopia on Saturday, August 17.
The team that has been camping in Njeru for about two weeks, is under coach Jackson Magera.
The championship launched by CECAFA on May 28, 2019 will be sponsored bu FIFA Forward programme initiative.
The tournament is to help the region prepare for the Under 17 AFCON qualifiers that start early next year.
This maiden CECAFA U15 tourney has 11 teams, with group C having only three countries. The top three from group A and B will join the top two in group C to play quarters.
Uganda drawn in Group B
Group A: Eritrea, Kenya, Burundi, Somalia
Group B: Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, South Sudan
Group C: Tanzania, Sudan and Djibouti
Full fixtures for Uganda U15
Saturday 17/8/2019: Uganda Vs Ethiopia
Tuesday 20/8/2019: South Sudan Vs Uganda
Saturday 24/9/2019: Uganda Vs Rwanda
Goalkeepers: Mukisa Daniel (Kawempe Muslim SS), Taremwa Elisa (Light Africa SS), Gubya Rickson Peter (Juventus-Namasuba)
Other players: Mutyaba Travis (Kawempe Royal College), Kalisa Shugai (Kawempe Muslim SS), Magogo Shafiq (Kibuli SS), Ssonko Ssembatya Hafidhu (Kampala Junior Team), Waswanga Shafik (Football for Good Academy), Kaddu Caros (Kabowa Youth), Mutebi Samuel (Bishops SS Mukono), Peter Gava (Buddo SS), Mulema Vincent (Bishops SS-Mukono), Kigozi Najib (St. Mary’s Kitende), Ssekibengo Godfrey (St Henry’s College-Kitovu), Muliika Patrick (Kako SS), Ouke Patrick (Sparta 09), Ogwalo Devis (Buddo SS), Nsereko Abdu (Super Heroes), Kasanya Leonard (Rays of Grace), Kyeyune Abbas (Kampala Junior Team)