Uganda Cranes Head Coach Mulitin Micho Sredojevic says that his players are upbeat ahead of their FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifiers double header against neighbors Rwanda. The two sides face off on 7th and 10th October in Kigali and Wakiso respectively.
Uganda Cranes team (mainly composed of local based players) continues with preparations for the upcoming double encounter.
“We have started the second phase of our preparations for Rwanda after a successful Eastern Region Tour. Everybody in camp is focused and I’m very positive that the players will deliver,” Micho told FUFA website.
The team trained at Lugogo on Tuesday morning and conducted an intensive training session. Micho says the side will hold more drills and practice sessions before the Rwanda do.
“We are planning to have two practice matches against KCCA on Thursday and Vipers on Sunday to prepare the boys in match situations as we wait for the foreign based players are expected to start joining the camp by Monday,” Micho added.
The team is residing at Cranes Paradise Hotel in Kisasi.
In the opening match of Qualifiers, Uganda drew 0-0 against Mali at St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende.
Players in camp:
Goalkeepers: Mutakubwa Joel (Express FC), Alionzi Nafian (URA FC), Tamale Simon (SoltiloBright Stars FC)
Defenders: Willa Paul (Vipers SC), Wafula Innocent (KCCA FC), Mandela Ashraf (URA FC), Achai Herbert (KCCA FC) , Kayondo Aziz (Vipers SC), Kaddu George (Wakiso Giants FC), Walusimbi Enock (Express FC), Iguma Denis (KCCA FC), Najib Fesali (URAFC), Mulondo Livingstone (Vipers SC), Waswa Geofrey (KCCA FC), Ramadan Musa (KCCA FC)
Midfielders: Byaruhanga Bobosi (Vipers SC), Mbowa Patrick (URA FC), Kakooza Mahad (Express FC), Wamana Ibrahim (UPDF), Kagimu Shafik(URA FC), Bagole David (Vipers SC), Karisa Milton (Vipers SC), Mato Rogers, Ojera Joackim (URA FC), Poloto Julius (KCCA FC), Orit Ibrahim (Vipers SC), Kizza Martin (Express FC)
Strikers: Sentamu Yunus (Vipers SC), Stephen Mukwala (URA FC), Rwothomio Cromwell (URA FC), Anaku Sadat (KCCA FC), Aheebwa Brian (KCCA FC), Kasirye Davis (KCCA FC)