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Uganda Cranes Depart for Kenya Ahead of South Sudan Return Leg

Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers | Return leg

  • South Sudan vs Uganda Cranes (Agg 0-1)

Uganda Cranes contingent has on Saturday morning set off for Nairobi, Kenya ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers return leg group B tie against South Sudan.

The delegation of 23 players and 16 officials departed from Entebbe International Airport at 10:00am aboard Kenya Airways.

Midfielder David Owori replaces suspended Joseph Ochaya who picked a second caution in the first leg on Thursday at the St Mary’s Stadium Kitende (Cranes 1-0 S. Sudan).

FUFA Executive Committee member Hajji Abdul Lukooya Ssekabira is the Leader of Delegation that will be received by the head of advance party Paul Mukatabala upon arrival in Nairobi.

The Bright Stars of South Sudan will target revenge on Monday 16th November as they host Uganda Cranes at a neutral ground, Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi – Kenya.

Uganda Cranes has seven points in the second position, tied up with Burkina Faso while Malawi (3) and South Sudan (0) lie in third and fourth respectively.

Traveled players:

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Goalkeepers: Onyango Denis, Magoola Salim Jamal, Lukwago Charles

Defenders: Bwomono Elvis, Wadada Nico Wakiro, David Owori, Galiwango Disan, Awany Timothy, Mukiibi Ronald, Lwaliwa Halid, Mbowa Paul Patrick

Midfielders: Azira Micheal, Kagimu Shafiq, Aucho Khalid, Watambala Karim, Miya Faruku, Kizito Luwagga, Okello Allan

Strikers: Okwi Emmanuel, Nsibambi Derrick, Lubega Edrisa, Brian Aheebwa, Bayo Fahad

Officials:

Leader of Delegation: Hajji Abdul Lukooya Ssekabira

Advance party head: Paul Mukatabala

Head Coach: Mckinstry Johnathan

Assistant Coach 1: Mubiru Abdallah

Assistant Coach 2: Mbabazi Livingstone

Goalkeeping coach: Kajoba Fred

Statistician: McCarthy Alexander

Team manager: Massa Geofrey

Fitness coach: Ayobo Felix

Team Physician: Opika Opoka

Team Physician: Emmanuel Nakabago

Kits officer: Balyejusa Ayub

Kits officer: Mulondo Samuel

Media: Nsereko Hamza Afriqana

FUFA Staff: Kazoora Emmanuel

102.1 FUFA fm: Mutebi Shafik

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