18 Summoned in Eastern Region Squad to Face Uganda Cranes

Uganda Crane's Tonny Mawejje in action against Kampala region last year.

A total of 18 players have been called to form a select team that will play against Uganda Cranes this weekend in Kamuli District.

With the Namutima regional campaign heading to Eastern region for the second time, no rx Kirinya Jinja SS acting head coach Abbey Kikomeko Bogere who will manage the select team summoned a team comprising of 18 players.

The cranes return to Eastern region for the second time with the initial regional tour taking place in Mbale last year while this time round the game will be played at Kamuli Municipality playground.

Majority of the players summoned by Kikomeko play in the Fufa Big league with 4 players from Artland K (Kamuli Park) and 3 from Busia Fisheries.

Among the 18, drugs two are goalkeepers, 6 defenders, 6 mid fielders and 4 strikers.

Uganda Cranes have only lost once during the regional tours that started in 2014. The loss came against West Nile region in Arua.

The team enters residential training on Friday.

Goalkeepers: Hannington Sebwalunyo (St.Jude), Omonyi Aziz (Kamuli park)

Defenders: Mudoola Faruoq (Busia Fisheries), Nkabi Joshua(Nakigo), Sande Olobo (Tawheed), Najib Yusuf(Agape), Musoke Peter (Kamuli park), Michael Abbas (Afaninho)

Midfielders: Jackson Mukama (Bugembe Junior), Daudi Bagole (BUL), Deo Esejje (Busia Fisheries), Etuju Amos(BUL), Saddam Kazindula (Kamuli park), Ben Musana (Agape )

Strikers: Juubu Malangu (Busia Fisheries), Lukwago Vincent (Nile perch), Waiswa Rajab (Kamuli park), Badra Fahad (BUL)

On Standby: Najib Faisal – Jinja SS, Ben  – Galaxy.

Technical Team

Team Manager – Amin Bossa.

Head Coach: Bogere Abbey Kikomeko.

Assistant Coach: Ayub Da star


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