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Rugby Cranes provisional squad trimmed ahead of national team camps


The Uganda Rugby Cranes’ coaching team has reduced the provisional squad of the national side to 34 players.

Recently, the Rugby XVs team management  selected 70 players from 11 rugby clubs to the first national team training session at Kyadondo Rugby Club.

The exercise then was mainly a screening, profiling and testing session and it is from that session that 32 players were selected for the official training camps outside Kampala in preparation of the International games starting in June.

“We have retained determined players who are willing to learn and work as a unit. We shall just work on the unit skills and improve on their individual prowess to play,” Head Coach Brian Makalama told Uganda Rugby Union (URU) website.

List of retained players:

1. Josiah Sempeke
2. David Agassi
3. Ivan Odoch
4. Collins Kimbowa
5. Saul Kivumbi
6. Faragi Odugo
7. Robert Aziku
8. Brian Asaba
9. Aaron Jurua
10. Justin Kimono
11. Alhaji Manano
12. Karim Arinaitwe
13. Ivan Kabagambe
14. Sunday Jaguar
15. Stephen Alul
16. Haruna Muhammad
17. Santos Ssenteza
18. Ronald Kanyanya
19. Paul Epilo
20. Innocent Gwokto
21. Claude Otema
22. Jacob Ocen
23. Maxwell Ebonga
24. Denis Etwau
25. Emong Eliphaz
26. Joachim Chissano
27. Samuel Wamala
28. Nicholas Kato
29. Semwami Daudi
30. Brian Odongo
31. Ivan Magomu
32. Timothy Odongo
33. Mark Omoding
34. Aziz Khan

The officials:

Geofrey Olum – Kit manager

Shamim Nassali – Physiotherapist

Dr Faith Komagum – Team Doctor

Robert Musinguzi – Coach

Brian Makalama – Coach

Robert Musinguzi – Assistant Coach

Robert Omuna – Team Manager


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