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Surprise Inclusions In Uganda Cranes Squad For South Africa Friendly

Uganda Cranes squad to face South Africa in an International Friendly has been summoned.

The Cranes face Bafana Bafana on June 10th in South Africa.

The 34-man squad include a couple of surprise inclusions like Bright Stars goalkeeper Simon Tamale.

Express FC forward Eric Kambale makes the cut after scoring 15 goals in the league.

Mbarara City’s Innocent Wafula, Express captain Enock Walusimbi, URA FC midfielder Ivan Sserubiri and Bright Stars forward Joseph Akandanwaho have also been rewarded with calls for their strong performances in the league.

Youngsters Gavin Kizito Mugweri, Kenneth Ssemakula, Richard Basangwa, Isma Mugulusi and Derrick Kakooza are included following their impressive showings with the Uganda Hippos at AFCON U20.

After Denis Onyango retired, Emmanuel Okwi has been handed the arm band.

The Uganda Cranes 34-man Squad –

Goalkeepers – Isma Watenga, Charles Lukwago, Simon Tamale, Mathias Kigonya

Defenders – Elvis Bwomono, Innocent Wafula, Paul Willa, Mustafa Kizza, Aziz Kayondo, Halid Lwaliwa, Murushid Juuko, Gavin Kizito Mugweri, Walusimbi Enock, Patrick Mbowa, Kenneth Ssemakula, Hassan Muhamud

Midfielders – Taddeo Lwanga, Moses Waiswa, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Ivan Sserubiru, Bright Anukani, Shafic Kagimu, Isma Mugulusi, Abdul Lumala, Ibrahim Orit, Joseph Akandanwaho

Forwards – Emmanuel Okwi, Richard Basangwa, Patrick Kaddu, Derrick Kakooza, Yunus Ssentamu, Eric Kambale, Allan Okello

Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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