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A Look at the 32 Players that Featured for the Cranes During the 2019 AFCON Qualifiers


Uganda confirmed its place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations over the weekend after winning 1-0 against Cape Verde at Mandela National Stadium.

The win meant, the Cranes moved to 13 points in group L with a game to play( against Tanzania) in March next year.

Chimpsports’ Joel Muyita looks at the 32 players that featured for the Cranes in the five games played so far.

A total of 32 players have been involved with only six featuring(starting) in all the the five games These include; Dennis Onyango, Nico Wakiro Wadada, Godfrey Walusimbi, Hassan Wasswa, Khalid Aucho and Faruku Miya.

NB: The list also includes players that may have not played but made the final team on a given match day(unused substitutes).

Game 1- Cape Verde 0-1 Uganda
Starting XI
Dennis Onyango, Nico Wakiro Wadada, Godfrey Walusimbi, Bernard Muwanga,Murushid Jjuko, Khalid Aucho,Hassan Wasswa,Faruku Miya,Derrick Nsibambi,Emmanuel Okwi,Isaac Muleme

Benjamin Ochan,Ismael Watenga,Denis Okot,Timothy Awany,Robert Kakeeto,Milton Karisa, Godfrey Sserunkuma,Muhammad Shaban


Game 2- Uganda 0-0 Tanzania
Starting XI

Denis Onyango, Nico Wakiro Wadada, Godfrey Walusimbi, Murushid Jjuuko, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda, Khalid Aucho, Denis Iguma, Moses Waiswa, Faruku Miya, Emmanuel Okwi, Joseph Ochaya


Salim Jamal (G.K), Charles Lukwago (G.K), Ibrahim Sadam Juma, William Luwagga Kizito, Derrick Nsibambi, Patrick Henry Kaddu, Isaac Muleme, Timothy Denis Awany, Moses Opondo, Allan Kateregga, Edrisa Lubega

Game 3- Uganda 3-0 Lesotho
Starting XI
Denis Onyango, Nico Wakiro Wadada, Godfrey Walusimbi, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda, Dennis Iguma, Khalid Aucho, Emmanuel Okwi, Moses Waiswa (84’ Isaac Muleme), Faruku Miya, Edrisa Lubega (70’ Henry Patrick Kaddu), Joseph Benson Ochaya (58’ Ibrahim Sadam Juma)

Jamal Salim, Charles Lukwago, Isaac Isinde, Tadeo Lwanga, Allan Kateregga, Milton Karisa, Allan Kyambadde, Timothy Denis Awanyi, Derrick NsibambI

Game 4- Lesotho 0-2 Uganda
Starting XI
Denis Onyango, Nico Wakiro Wadada, Godfrey Walusimbi, Hassan Wasswa, Murushid Juuko, Dennis Iguma, Emmanuel Okwi, Khalid Aucho, Patrick Kaddu, Faruku Miya and Allan Kateregga

Substitutes: Jamal Salim (G.K), Charles Lukwago (G.K), Isaac Isinde, Isaac Muleme, Timothy Denis Awanyi, Joseph Benson Ochaya, Ibrahim Sadam Juma, Tadeo Lwanga, Moses Waisswa, Edrisa Lubega, Milton Karisa, Allan Kyambadde, Derrick Nsibambi

Game 5- Uganda 1-0 Cape Verde
Starting XI:
Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Nico Wakiro Wadada (Azam FC, Tanzania), Godfrey Walusimbi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa), Murushid Juuko (Simba SC, Tanzania), Hassan Wasswa (El Geish, Egypt), Denis Iguma (Kazma FC, Kuwait), Khalid Aucho(Church Hill Brothers, India), Faruku Miya (Gorica, Croatia), Moses Waiswa (Vipers SC, Uganda), Patrick Henry Kaddu (KCCA FC, Uganda), Isaac Muleme (Haras El Hodood, Egypt),

Jamal Salim (Al Hilal, Sudan), Charles Lukwago(KCCA FC, Uganda), Joseph Ochaya (TP Mazembe),Timothy Awanyi (KCCA FC, Uganda), Isaac Isinde (Kirinya-Jinja SS, Uganda), Ibrahim Sadam Juma (KCCA FC, Uganda), Tadeo Lwanga (Vipers SC, Uganda), Allan Kateregga (Cape Town City, South Africa), , Milton Karisa (MC Oujda, Morocco), Edrisa Lubega (SV Ried, Austria), Derrick Nsibambi (Smouha, Egypt), Allan Kyambadde (KCCA FC, Uganda)

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