Uganda confirm squad for Nigeria friendly

Uganda confirm squad for Nigeria friendly
Godfrey Walusimbi of Uganda in action against Cape Verde during the Afcon Cameroon 2019 Qualifier on 17 November 2018 at Mandela Stadium, Namboole, Kampala. ©Ismail Kezaala/BackpagePix

by Graeme Jackson

Tuesday Nov 20, 2018. 10:15

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) have announced their matchday squad for the international friendly against Nigeria at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba later today.

The Cranes will be sending only 18 players to the Delta State for the friendly against the Super Eagles.

The East Africans have excluded a key player in the shape of Simba's Emma Okwi, who will not have the chance to earn his 66th cap.

Yet they still have some high-quality talent to call on for the clash, including South African-based players Allan Kateregga and Godfrey Walusimbi, as well Khalid Aucho and Derrick Nsibambi.

Both Uganda and Nigeria secured qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with their results this past weekend.

The friendly in Asaba is expected to kick-off at 17h00 CAT.

Uganda squad

Goalkeepers: Jamal Salim (Al Mereikh), Charles Lukwago (KCCA FC)

Defenders: Nicholas Wadada (Azam FC), Godfrey Walusimbi (Kaizer Chiefs), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (El Geish), Denis Iguma (Kazma FC), Isaac Muleme (Haras El Hodood), Timothy Awanyi (KCCA FC), Isaac Isinde (Kirinya Jinja SS)

Midfielders: Khalid Aucho (Church Hill Brothers), Moses Waisswa (Vipers SC), Allan Kateregga (Cape Town City), Tadeo Lwanga (Vipers SC), Ibrahim Saddam Juma (KCCA FC), Milton Karisa (MC Oujda), Allan Kyambadde (KCCA FC)

Strikers: Patrick Kaddu (KCCA FC), Derrick Nsibambi (Smouha FC)

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