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Uganda Hippos Travelling Squad To South Sudan Named

Uganda Hippos(U20) team head coach Matia Lule has on Friday morning revealed the squad ghat will travel to South Sudan ahead of the return leg in the CAF U20 qualifiers.

Lule named a squad of 18 players and the team set off for South Sudan Capital Juba on Friday morning aboard Rwanda Air.

The team includes two goalkeepers, six defenders, seven midfielders and three strikers.

Left back Mustafa Kiiza is ruled out due to suspension. Kiiza was sent off in the first leg at Startimes stadium and will also miss one more game if Uganda advances.

The other players dropped include; goalkeeper Tonny Kyamera from Express, striker Hamis Tibita and Ezra Bida among others.

Uganda leads the tie 5-1 ahead of the return leg on Saturday. The winner on aggregate will face Cameroon in the final qualifying round.

The 2018 CAF U20 Africa Cup of Nations will be held in Niger starting early November.

Travelling Squad
Keni Saidi-GK (Proline), Otim Denis –GK (Mbarara FC), Willa Paul (Proline FC), Wasswa Goeffrey (Vipers SC), Mujuzi Musitafa (Proline FC), Kasule Abubakar Muhammad (Not Attached), Poloto Julius (KCCA FC, Team Captain), Tumwesigye Frank (Vipers SC), Mukwala Steven Dese (Vipers SC), Okello Allan (KCCA FC), Masereka Sadam (Buddo SS), Okot Fred (URA FC), Sekyanzi Faisal (St Mary’s Heritage Nabweru), Asiku Bashir (Vipers SC), Okiror Ocen Joshua (Proline FC), Kitabalwa Robert (St Mary’s Kitende SS), Achai Herbert (KCCA FC), Eyamu Ivan (Kataka FC)

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