Uganda Cranes Squad to Face Rwanda Named

Mucureezi the Hero: KCCA FC's Paul Mucureezi scored 4 goals against South Sudan.

Following the 5-1 aggregate victory for the Cranes against South Sudan, Uganda is now left with just one hurdle to qualify for the upcoming Total CHAN 2018 tournament in Kenya.

Uganda Cranes will now face off with Rwanda in a double header scheduled on August 12 at home and August 18 on the road.

The Interim coaches Moses Basena and Fred Kajoba have named a 25-man squad that will resume training on August 2 at Mandela National stadium.

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For the first time, St. Mary’s stadium, Kitende, the home of Vipers SC will host the first leg before a return leg in Kigali.

The training programme starts on Wednesday August 2 at 4pm at Mandela National stadium, Namboole.

The squad that boasts of 7 KCCA FC players is listed below.


Watenga Isma (Vipers SC), Keni Saidi (Proline FC), Ikara Tom (Kirinya Jinja SS), Ochan Benjamin (KCCA FC)


Wadada Nicholas (Vipers SC), Adriko John (Sc Villa Jogoo), Muleme Isaac (KCCA FC), Awanyi Timothy (KCCA FC), Toha Rashid (Onduparaka FC), Kabugo Savio (Proline FC), Muwanga Bernard (SC Villa Jogoo)


Waisswa Moses (Vipers SC), Bukenya Deus (Vipers SC), Kasozi Nicholas (Synergy FC), Mutyaba Muzamir (KCCA FC), Musamali Paul (KCCA FC), Mucureezi Paul (KCCA FC), Kagimu Shafiq (URA FC), Erisa Ssekisambu (Vipers SC), Masiko Tom (Vipers SC), Frank Tumwesigye (Vipers SC)


Serunkuma Simon (Sc VIlla Jogoo), Derick Nsibambi (KCCA FC), Shaban Muhammad (Onduparaka FC).

Previous encounters between Uganda and Rwanda

Sat 05/12/15

Uganda 1 – 0 Rwanda

Fri 29/11/13

Uganda 1 – 0 Rwanda

Sat 16/11/13

Uganda 0 – 0 Rwanda

Wed 06/02/13

Rwanda 2 – 2 Uganda

Sat 10/12/11

Rwanda 2 – 2 P Uganda

Wed 31/12/08

Uganda 4 – 0 Rwanda


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