Abdallah Mubiru Names Starting XI To Face South Africa

Uganda Cranes coach Abdallah Mubiru has revealed his selection to face Bafana Bafana in an international friendly.

Chippa United goalkeepeer Ismael Watenga starts in the posts ahead of Mathias Kigonya and Charles Lukwago.

Paul Willa and Mustafa Kizza start at fullback while Murushid Juuko and Halid Lwaliwa are the two centre backs.

Simba’s Taddeo Lwanga will be in the defensive midfield and he is joined by Shafic Kagimu and Moses Waiswa in the middle of the park.

Allan Okello and Ibrahim Orit play either side of captain Emmanuel Okwi upfront in what looks like a 4-3-3.

Juuko, Waiswa, Orit, Kizza and Okwi are the five players in the starting team that also started against Malawi in Blantyre.

The game kicks off at 7pm (EAT) at Orlando Stadium in Johannesburg and will be broadcast live on UBC TV.

The teams:

Bafana Bafana XI: Ronwen Williams (C), Innocent Maela, Rushine De Reuck, Nkosinathi Sibisi, Sibusiso Mabiliso, Denwin Farmer, Ethan Brooks, Lebohang Maboe, Craig Martin, Sphelele Mkhulise, Bongokuhle Hlongwane.

Uganda Cranes XI: Ismael Watenga, Paul Willa, Mustafa Kizza, Halid Lwaliwa, Murushid Juuko, Taddeo Lwanga, Shafic Kagimu, Moses Waiswa, Ibrahim Orit, Emmanuel Okwi (C), 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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