Uganda Cranes 23-Player Squad Off To Europe, Asia

Uganda Cranes team has left for five build up games in Europe and Asia.

The team flew out on Monday at 3pm aboard Ethiopian Airlines to Bole International Airport in Ethiopia.

They will then have a connecting flight to Cairo (still on Ethiopian Airlines) and connect via Turkish Airlines to Istanbul before arrival in Antalya city on Tuesday 11th January 2022 at 10:00 AM.

Coach Micho. FUFA photo

Coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic confirmed the final team that left for the upcoming international build up matches.

Three of the five matches that Uganda will play, will be played in Turkey against Iceland, Botosani and Moldova.

The other two matches are against Iraq in Baghdad and Bahrain in Bahrain city before the team returns on the 28th January 2022.

Uganda Cranes international build ups in Europe & Asia:

•10th January 2022: Traveling to Turkey
•12th January 2022: Iceland Vs Uganda – Antalya, Turkey
•15th January 2022: Botosani Vs Uganda – Antalya, Turkey
•18th January 2022: Moldova Vs Uganda – Antalya, Turkey
•21st January 2022: Iraq Vs Uganda – Baghdad
•27th January 2022: Bahrain Vs Uganda – Bahrain city
•28th January 2022: Return to Uganda

Uganda Cranes Players:

Goalkeepers: Charles Lukwago (Saint George, Ethiopia), Isima Bin Abdul Rashid Watenga (Chippa United, South Africa), Benjamin Ochan (KCCA)

Defenders: Gavin Kizito Mugweri (SC Villa), Innocent Wafula Esimu (KCCA), Abdu Aziizi Kayondo (Vipers SC), Eric Senjobe (Police), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers), Enock Walusimbi (Express), Kenneth Semakula (SC Villa)

Midfielders: Bobosi Byaruhanga (Vipers), George Kasonko (BUL), Ashraf Mugume (KCCA), Bright Anukani (Vipers), Martin Kizza (Express)

Forwards: Kaddu Patrick (Unattached), Ibrahim Orit (Vipers), Milton Karisa (Vipers), Travis Mutyaba (SC Villa), Muhammad Jagason Shaban (Onduparaka), Rogers Mato Kassim (KCCA), Steven Mukwala (URA), Sentamu Yunus (Vipers)

(Additional reporting from FUFA)



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