AFCON: Uganda Cranes Arrive In Egypt For Final Business

The Uganda Cranes have safely arrived in Cairo, Egypt ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations finals.

The team that has been camping in Abu Dhabi for about three weeks touched down in cairo on Monday night and checked in at the Radison Blu hotel.

In Abu Dhabi, they played two international friendly matches against Turkmenistan and Ivory Coast where they registered a draw and win respectively.

The squad of 23 players and over 12 officials will be based in cairo where they will play all their group games.

They start their games on Saturday against DR Congo then Zimbabwe and Egypt next week.

Squad (with shirt numbers);

Goalkeepers – Denis Onyango (18), Jamal Salim Magoola (19), Robert Odongkara (1)

Defenders – Murushid Jjuuko(4), Bevis Mugabi (5), Isaac Muleme (20), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (16), Wakiro Nico Wadada (14), Joseph Benson Ochaya (2), Timothy Denis Awany (3), Godfrey Walusimbi (15)


Midfielders and attackers – Ronald Mukiibi (12), William Kizito Luwagga (10), Khalid Aucho (8), Mike Azira (23), Faruku Miya (17), Tadeo Lwanga (6), Allan Kateregga (13), Lumala Abdu (22), Emmanuel Arnold Okwi (7), Patrick Henry Kaddu (9), Derrick Nsibambi (11) and Allan Kyambadde (21)


FUFA President: Eng. Moses Magogo

Executive Committee Members: Issa Magola & Rogers Byamukama
Head coach: Sebastien Desabre

Assistant coach: Mathias Lule

Goalkeeper coach: Fred Kajoba

Team Doctor: Dr. Ronald Kisolo

Physiotherapist: Dr. Ivan Ssewanyana

Team Chiropractor: Dr. Charles Sebwana
Media: Ahmed Hussei

Physical Fitness trainer: Gerome D’Antonio

Kit Managers: Lawrence Kizito and Ayub Balyejusa

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