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Victoria Cup: Rugby Cranes Target Zimbabwe Revenge

Saturday, August 24
*Zimbabwe Vs Uganda

Uganda will target revenge against Zimbabwe Sables when the teams meet in the Victoria Cup in Harare.

The Rugby Cranes lost the reverse fixture 26-31 on July 27 at Legends, Kampala.

Desire Ayera’s two tries, and three penalties plus a drop goal from Philip Wokorach proved not enough despite a late surge for the Rugby Cranes.

Rugby Cranes team that beat Zambia. URU

However, Uganda go in Zimbabwe with heads high after beating Zambia 38-22 on August 17 at Kyadondo.

This was Uganda’s second win, the team also beat Kenya in Kisumu. They lost the return leg to the Simbas at Kyadondo.

Coach Robert Seguya, on Wednesday, named the team for the Zimbabwe assignment.

Notably, Asuman Mugerwa and Justin Kimono retain their leadership roles as team captain and assistant respectively. The latter will be playing his second game since return from a long layoff.

Uganda Cranes Squad:

  1. Ssenteza Wycliff Santos
  2. Kivumbi Saul
  3. Kimbowa Collin
  4. Mugerwa Asuman
  5. Odugo Faragi
  6. Kanyanya Ronald
  7. Otto Micheal Steve Masendi
  8. Olet Simon Peter
  9. Odong Charles Uhuru
  10. Asaba Brian
  11. Ogena Pius
  12. Ruhweza Ayera Desire Aloysius
  13. Emong Eliphaz
  14. Ofoyrwoth Aaron
  15. Epilo Paul Emmanuel
  16. Magomu Ivan Arthur
  17. Masendi Paul
  18. Okorach MicMollo
  19. Munyani Ian Arnold
  20. Wokorach Phillip
  21. Semwami Daudi Ashraf
  22. Simwende Kimono Justin
  23. Kasito Adrian
  24. Oketayot Byron

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