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WORLD CUP 2018 : UGANDA NAMES SQUAD FOR EGYPT DOUBLE HEADER

Uganda’s Coaches Moses Basana and Fred Kadjoba have called up 27 players for the up coming 2018 World Cup qualifier against Egypt.

The Cranes of Uganda will be playing a double header against the Pharaohs of Egypt on 31st August and 5th September, 2017.

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They will host the Egyptians in Kampala in the first leg and then enplane for Cairo in a week’s time for the second leg.

Former player of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Joseph Ochaya is found in the midfielders with Goal keeper Dennis Onyango been fully fit to start in post for the Cranes.

The players are as follows:

Goalkeepers: Dennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Robert Odongkara (St George, Ethiopia), Ismail Watenga (Vipers), Benjamin Ochan (KCCA)

Defenders: Nico Wakiro Wadada (Vipers), Isaac Muleme (KCCA), Timothy Dennis Awany (KCCA), Murushid Juuko (Simba, Tanzania), Bernard Muwanga (SC Villa Jogoo), Geofrey ‘Jajja Walu’ Walusimbi (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Dennis Iguma (Al Ahed, Lebanon), Paul Musamali (KCCA), Isaac Isinde (Buildcon, Zambia)

Midfielders: Aucho Khalid (Unattached), Geofrey ‘Baba’ Kizito (Than Quảng Ninh, Vietnam), Ivan ‘Kojja’ Ntege (Township Rollers, Botswana), Muzamiru Mutyaba (KCCA), Moses Waiswa (Vipers), Shafiq Kagimu (URA), William Luwagga Kizito (CSM Politehnica Iași, Romania), Wasswa Hassan Mawanda (Njimeh Lebanon), Joseph Ochaya (Lusaka Dynamos, Zambia)

Strikers: Derrick Nsibambi (KCCA), Geofrey Sserunkuma (Buildcon, Zambia), Emmanuel Okwi (Simba, Tanzania), Milton Karisa (Vipers), Faruku Miya (Standard Liege, Belgium.

The Cranes lie second of Group E with 4 point but Egypt leading with six points.

Moses Basena has been handed the Uganda Cranes reins to take over for a month before Fufa embark on a spirited search to replace Serbian tactician Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic.

Basena, who served under Micho as assistant coach, will work hand in hand with Fred Kajoba, the goalkeeping coach who is also head coach of Uganda Premier League side Bright Stars.

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