Micho Names 23-Man Squad for French Military Duel


Uganda Cranes will end the Fifa International break with a friendly game against the French Military team.

Just fresh from a one all draw against Kenya on Thursday, store the Cranes will now shift focus to take on a contingent of the French military team this Saturday at Mandela National stadium.

Cranes head coach Milutin Sredojevic “Micho” has summoned a squad of 23 players including 12 that played against Kenya.

All the players are locally based with Micho indicating he is making earlier preparations ahead of the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) qualifiers that start in June.

Vipers FC have a lion’s share on the squad with 8 players including Erisa Ssekisambu who scored 5 goals yesterday as Vipers outwitted Kiboga Young in Uganda Cup.

The game will climax the week-long celebrations of marking the Francophone day and the French Embassy to Uganda are used football as one of the means to bolster the bilateral relations between Uganda and France.

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Benjamin Ochan (KCCA), sale Isma Watenga (Vipers) and Saidi Keni (Proline)

Defenders: Nico Wakiro Wadada (Vipers) and Deus Bukenya (Vipers), Aggrey Madoi(Vipers), Brian Majwega (KCCA), Habibu Kavuma (KCCA), Timothy Dennis Awany(KCCA), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers) and Rashid Toha (Onduparaka)

Midfielders: Shafiq Kagimu (URA), Ivan Ntege (KCCA), Ambrose Kirya (SC Villa), Muzamil Mutyaba (KCCA), Moses Waiswa (Vipers), Martin Kiiza (SC Villa), AbdulMalick Vitalis Tabu (SC Villa)

Forwards: Emmanuel Arnold Okwi (SC Villa), Geofrey Sserunkuma (KCCA), Erisa Ssekisambu (Vipers) Milton Karisa (Vipers) and Nelson Senkatuka (Proline)


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