The Cranes’ coaches summoned a complete of 29 gamers and 21 are already in camp forward of the continental qualifiers later this week
The Uganda nationwide crew has been boosted by the arrival of 4 key gamers forward of the African Cup of Nations qualifiers in opposition to Burkina Faso and Malawi.
Tout Puissant Mazembe’s Joseph Ochaya in addition to Moses Waiswa, Allan Kyambadde and Ronald Mukiibi, who is predicated in Sweden, are among the many foreign-based gamers who’ve already joined the crew in Kampala.
Interim head coach Abdalla Mubiru has 21 gamers in camp after he had summoned a complete of 29. Ochaya was the primary one to reach and was a part of the weekend coaching classes whereas the remaining arrived later and took half within the night’s stretching and conditioning session.
Captain Dennis Onyango, Farouk Miya, Fahad Bayo and Bevis Mugabi are among the many high-profile stars which might be but to reach. The Cranes will face the Afcon qualifiers rivals as head coach Johnathan McKinstry stays suspended.
Other than McKinstry’s suspension, developments round Khalid Aucho’s dismissal has clouded the crew’s preparations.
The previous Gor Mahia star was dismissed for what Fufa claimed was a matter of indiscipline though some figures, together with politicians within the nation, have faulted the transfer by the federation.
The midfielder, has, nevertheless, apologised and wished the crew one of the best of success in the course of the two qualifiers: “I remorse my actions and I’m able to put this chapter behind me as it’s a dream to symbolize my nation. To Fufa, fellow gamers, followers, and buddies; I can solely say I’m sorry,” Aucho stated.
Gamers who’re in camp already: Jamal Salim (Al-Hilal, Sudan), Charles Lukwago(KCCA FC-Uganda), Kigonya Mathias ( Azam FC- Tanzania), Kizza Mustapha (DC Montreal- USA), Nico Wakiro Wadada (Azam, Tanzania), Lwaliwa Halid (Vipers SC-Uganda), Juuko Murushid (Categorical FC-Uganda), Kizito Mugweri Gavin (SC Villa- Uganda), Lwanga Taddeo (Simba SC- Tanzania), Michael Azira (New Mexico United-, USA), Allan Okello (Paradou, Algeria), Lumala Abdu (Pyramids FC- Egypt), Bobosi Byaruhanga (Vipers SC-Uganda), Orit Ibrahim (Vipers SC-Uganda), Emmanuel Arnold Okwi (Ittihad Alexandria, Egypt), Kaddu Patrick (Youssoufia Berrechid-Tunisia), Sentamu Yunus (Vipers SC-Uganda)
Gamers but to reach: Dennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Mugabi Bevis (Motherwell FC- Scotland), Timothy Denis Awany (Sports activities Membership Ironi, Ashdod, Israel), Elvis Bwomono (Southend United, England), Miya Faruku (Konyaspor- Turkey), Kizito Luwagga (Hapoel Kfar Saba- Israel), Fahad Bayo (Sports activities Membership Ironi Ashdod, Israel), Isiagi Daniel (Jomo Cosmos-South Africa).
Uganda will play Burkina Faso on March 24 earlier than dealing with the Flames of Malawi on March 29.