Uganda's Cranes resume non-residential training camp

Uganda's Cranes resume non-residential training camp
William Kizito Luwagga of Uganda

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Thursday May 24, 2018. 14:00

The Uganda Cranes team on Wednesday morning resumed non-residential training in preparation for the Niger camp which is coming up on 27th May to 3rd June 2018.

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has revealed that Eight players turned up at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo under the close supervision of head coach Sebastien Desabre, his assistant Mathias Lule and the goalkeeping care taker Sadiq Wassa, who is standing in for Fred Kajoba for the time being.

Two more players (KCCA goalkeeper Charles Lukwago and William Luwagga Kizito) joined the team from Tuesday’s initial six.

Goalkeeper Charles Lukwago in Uganda Cranes training on Tuesday at Lugogo

The basis of this one hour session was on fitness, ball work and lots of shooting.

Head coach Desabre is impressed by the response of the players in training ahead of the camp that he believes will help prepare Uganda Cranes for the AFCON 2019 qualifiers.

"At the moment, I am monitoring the fitness levels of the players after they have just completed their respective seasons with clubs," he said.

"We shall continue with the workouts as more players join the team before flying out."

Training resumes on Thursday 24th May 2018 at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo, starting at 11 am.

Players who attended the Tuesday session: Salim Jamal Magoola, Charles Lukwago, William Luwagga Kizito Murushid Juuko, Isaac Muleme, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda, Khalid Aucho and Allan Kateregga.

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