Ssekagya To Miss Cranes-Congo Clash

illness geneva; font-size: small;”>Team Captain Ibrahim Ssekagya (Salzburg FC) misses out on the list due to an injury he picked while playing for his club in Europe.

help geneva;”>Bobby told the FUFA weekly press conference at the federation headquarters in Mengo that he was not certain of the captain’s recovery period.

treatment geneva;”>“I pray that he recovers soon for other games to come,” said the Scottish tactician.

Martin Kayongo Mutumba who features for AIK FC, a Premier League club in Sweden is on the list.

FUFA is nearing total completion of the process to secure him a Ugandan passport. Mutumba is born to Mr. Joseph Mutumba Kayongo and Mary Kayongo Mutumba who have lived in Sweden since 1970s.

Although Mutumba posses a Swedish Passport, the Ugandan government accepts duo citizenship.

FUFA President Lawrence Mulindwa and the federation spokesperson Rogers Mulindwa have been pursuing the Mutumba matter since Uganda played the last qualifiers match against Kenya.

The player was also in Uganda between 14-18, January this year for issues related to the same development. While in Uganda, Mutumba met Bobby and promised to offer his best during the campaign.


All the passport office demands, except the letter for criminal records, were submitted to the ministry of internal affairs along Jinja road before the player returned to Sweden.

Interpol in Sweden has now issued a statement indicating a clean criminal record for Mutumba and this will be added on his file shortly after receiving it in Kampala.

The detailed list has Goalkeepers Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, SA), Dhaira Abby (IBV, Iceland) and Kimera Ali a local based player featuring for Victors FC. The defenders include Simeon Masaba (URA), Walusimbi Godfrey (Bunamwaya), Mwesigwa Andrew (Ordabasy, Kazakhstan), Kavuma Habib (APR, Rwanda), Isaac Isinde (St. George, Ethiopia), Kalungi Henry (Richmond Kickers, USA) and Wasswa Hassan (Kayseri Erciyesspor, Turkey).

The midfielders are Oloya Moses (Saigon Xuan Thanh, Vietnam), Michael Mutyaba (Al Merreikh- Sudan), Ochan Patrick (TP Mazembe- DR Congo), Matovu Sula (St. George- Ethiopia), Mawejje Tonny (Golden Arrows- South Africa), Kayongo Martin Mutumba (AIK FC- Sweden), Dan Wagaluka (APR- Rwanda) and Kayizzi Vincent from URA FC.

The list also has Sserumaga Mike (St. George-Ethiopia), Massa Geoffrey (Nicosia-Cyprus), Emmanuel Okwi (Simba-Tanzania), Umony Brian (Becamex Binh Duong- (Vietnam) and Geoffrey Sserunkuuma (Vasco Dagama-South Africa). Uganda plays Congo on Wednesday 29th this month.

The federation will shortly issue the details of the training program.

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