Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has named the team to play the Eastern region select team in regional tour at the Mbale Municipal Stadium.
The squad of 25 local based players has seen Express FC, BUL and Vipers (besides Jack Komakech) players excluded due to their Uganda Cup engagements.
The team will enter camp on Thursday, 23rd September 2021 at the Cranes Paradise Hotel, Kisaasi and depart for Mbale on Friday morning ahead of the match slated for Saturday, 25th September 2021 at the Mbale Municipal Stadium.
Micho will use the tour to select some local based players for the World Cup Qualifier matches where Uganda Cranes face Rwanda in a double header next month.
Uganda Cranes team to Eastern Uganda:
Goalkeepers: Nafian Alionzi (URA), Simon Tamale (Soltilo Bright Stars), Jack Komakech (Vipers)
Defenders: Innocent Wafula (KCCA), Ashraf Mandela (URA), George Kaddu (Wakiso Giants), Herbert Achai (KCCA), Denis Iguma (KCCA), Geofrey Wasswa (KCCA), Keneth Semakula (SC Villa), Gavin Kizito Mugweri (SC Villa), Musa Ramathan (KCCA), Najib Fesali (URA), Patrick Mbowa (URA)
Midfielders: Shafik Kagimu (URA), Ibrahim Wamannah (UPDF), Julius Poloto (KCCA), Vianney Sekajugo (URA), Joackim Ojera (URA), Mubaraka Nsubuga (Police)
Forwards: Cromwell Rwothomio (URA), Steven Desse Mukwala (URA), Jude Ssemugabi (Mbarara City), Brian Aheebwa (KCCA), Davis Kasirye (KCCA)