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Uganda U17 Final Squad Named

 

Uganda U17 national team head coach Peter Onen has named the final squad that will play at the AFCON U17 regional qualifiers in Tanzania.

After two weeks of intensive training, the final team composed of 20 players was released.

The squad has 3 goalkeepers, seven defenders, six midfielders and four strikers.

Majority of the players on the squad featured at the CECAFA U17 tournament early this year. Some of those include Ivan Asaba, Thomas Kakaire, Gavin Kizito and Iddi Abdu Wahid among others.

There are several new faces on the team equally including Polycap Mwaka from Football for Good Academy, Gulu.

Uganda is in group B alongside Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya and South Sudan.

The winner of the tournament will represent the East Africa region at the U17 AFCON final which will be hosted by Tanzania.

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Goal Keepers

Semwogere Daniel (UPDF JT FC), Oluka George (Buddo SS), Oyo Delton (KJSSS FC JT)

Defenders

Ssekimbegga Kevin (Buddo SS), Kafumbe Joseph (Buddo SS), Kasozi Samson (Bright Stars FC JT,) Kizito Mugweri Gavin (SC Villa), John Rogers (Onduparaka FC JT), Juma Ibrahim (KCCA SA), Ekolot Ibrahim (Bright Stars FC JT)

Midfielders

Ssekajja Davis (Bright Stars FC JT), Owane Yasin Abdul (Rock High School),  Mwaka Polycap (Football For Good Academy Gulu),Kakaire Thomas (SC Vipers JT), Alowo John Kokas (URA FC JT), Ngonde Elvis (KJSSS FC JT)

Forwards

Iddi Abdul Wahid (Onduparaka FC JT), Asaba Ivan (SC Vipers JT), Yiga Najib (Kisozi Seed High School), Mukisa Owen (BUL FC JT)

Fixtures

Sunday 12 August

Uganda vs Ethiopia

Friday 17th August

South Sudan vs Uganda

Sunday 19th August

Kenya vs Uganda

Wednesday 22nd August

Uganda vs Djibouti

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