Hippos Fly To Ghana Today


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Good news though is that versatile midfielder Geofrey Kizito Baba will be in action after joining in late to the squad

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18 Man squad:

Goal Keepers; Jamal Salim, Emmanuel Kalyowa

Defenders: Yusuf Mukisa (CPT), Nicholas Wadada, Joseph Ocaya, Misi Katende, Sam Ssenkomi, Denis Makoba and Simon Namwanja.

Midfielders: Gift Ali, Joseph Mpande, Geoffrey Kizito, Robert Omunuk, Fred Nkata, Aucho Khalid

Forwards: Erisha Ssekisambu, Julius Ogwang and William Wadri.

Wednesday: 7:30pm: The U20 national side the Hippos leave the country on Thursday morning aboard Ethiopian Airline ahead of the return leg game against Ghanaian counterparts in the weekend Africa youth championship.

The 25-man contingent will be led by FUFA vice president technical Livingston Kyambadde. The team leaves at 5am.

The Ugandans carry a 3-1 advantage from the country after beating the satellites in Nakivubo two weeks back.

Ugandan goals were scored by Julius Ogwang (2) and Joseph Mpande.

The team head coach Paul Nkata expressed confidence in the boys after a series of games played.

In their last game on Tuesday, the hippos beat KCC FC 2-1 with goals coming from Robert Omunuku and Julius Ogwang while Tom Masiko scored for KCC.


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