Cranes confirm 24-man squad for Lesotho tussle

Cranes confirm 24-man squad for Lesotho tussle
Faruku Miya, Khalid Aucho and Geofrey Kizito of Uganda leaving after fail to qualify for the Quarter final during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Finals at the Oyem Airport in Gabon on 26 January 2017 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

by Bertin Basson

Monday Oct 08, 2018. 16:00

Uganda head coach Sebastien Desabre on Sunday announced his final 24-man squad for home and away 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Lesotho this month.

The biggest causality is Allan Okello with the KCCA teenage sensation cut from the provisional squad.

Mustafa Kizza, Poloto Julius, Nelson Senkatuka, Ambrose Kirya and Bashir Asiku also failed to make the final squad.

The Cranes play host to Lesotho in Kampala on Saturday ahead of the reverse fixture in Maseru three days later.

The final 24 man squad:

Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundown, South Africa), Jamal Salim (El Meriekh, Sudan), Charles Lukwago (KCCA FC, Uganda)

Defenders: Isaac Isinde (Kirinya Jinja SS, Uganda), Murushid Juuko (Simba SC, Tanzania), Timothy Denis Awanyi (KCCA FC, Uganda), Denis Iguma (Kazma FC, Kuwait), Nicholas Wadada (Azam FC, Tanzania), Godfrey Walusimbi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa) FC, Isaac Muleme (Haras El Hodood, Egypt), Joseph Ochaya (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Hassan Wasswa (El Geish, Egypt)

Midfielders: Khalid Aucho (Church Hill Brothers, India), Ibrahim Saddam Juma (KCCA FC, Uganda), Tadeo Lwanga (Vipers SC, Uganda), Allan Kateregga (Cape Town City, South Africa), Faruku Miya (Gorica, Croatia ), Moses Waisswa (Vipers Sc, Uganda), Milton Karisa ( MC Oujda, Morocco)

Forwards: Emmanuel Arnold Okwi (Simba, Tanzania), Edrisa Lubega (SV Ried, Austria), Derrick Nsibambi (Smouha, Egypt), Patrick Kaddu (KCCA FC, Uganda), Nelson Senkatuka (Bright Stars FC, Uganda)



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