In preparation for the 2021 AFCON qualifier group B double header against South Sudan, the Cranes squad has intensified preps with day two training session at the StarTimes Stadium on Tuesday.
The squad that currently comprises of 22 locally based players will be later trimmed to six on the 8th of November before joining the 20-man foreign-based squad.
Uganda Cranes will play host to South Sudan on the 12th of November at the St Mary’s Stadium in Kitende before the return leg in Nairobi, Kenya four days after
Uganda Cranes lead group B with four points from two games after picking up a win against Malawi (2-0) at Namboole and drawing goalless with Burkina Faso.
The local-based squad
Goalkeepers: Alionzi Nafian (URA FC), Lukwago Charles (KCCA FC), Mutakubwa Joel (Kyetume FC)
Defenders: Ndahiro Derrick (SC Villa), Galiwango Disan (Vipers SC), Willa Paul (Vipers SC), Mandela Ashraf (URA), Iguma Denis (KCCA FC), Kato Samuel ( (KCCA FC), Juuko Murushid (Express FC), Lwaliwa Halid (Vipers SC), Mbowa Patrick ( URA FC)
Midfielders: Mawejje Tony (Police FC), Kyeyune Saidi (URA FC), Kagimu Shafiq (URA FC), Watambala Karim (Vipers SC), Owori David ( Sc Villa), Anukani Bright (KCCA FC)
Forwards: Oriti Ibrahim (Vipers Sc), Karisa Milton (Vipers SC), Mukwala Stephen (URA FC), Ahebwa Brian (KCCA FC).