Uganda XI vs Botswana : Cranes Go ‘Slightly’ Defensive on Zebras

With just hours to much awaited group D Afcon 2017 qualifier kick off in Francistown, there Cranes Head coach Milutin Sredojevic has released his best arsenal formation to do the duty against the Botswana’s Zebras.

The formation.
The Serbian tactician has opted to take caution against the Zebras picking only one striker with three defensive midfielders.

Newly crowned PSL best goalie  Dennis Onyango resumes his role in between the sticks after warming the bench on Tuesday in Zimbabwe. Robert Odongkara is relegated to the bench

Dennis Iguma continues to patrol the right wing and KCCA’s star Joseph Ochaya takes charge of the left corridor.

St. Georges defender  Isaac Isinde partners with Murshid Jjuko to shield Onyango at the heart of defense while central midfielders Tonny Mawejje and Khalid Aucho are tasked to transit the ball to Botswana’s territory. Hassan Waswa sits deep behind the two to minimize leakage.

William Kizito Luwagga and Farouk Miya are the main play makers whose main job is to create chances for Geoffrey Massa.

Uganda need a perfect result in this tie to keep maximum pressure on table leaders Burkina Faso who tackle stubborn Comoros in Moroni later on Sunday.

Full lineup
Dennis Onyango, dosage Dennis IGuma, click Joseph Ochaya, Murshid Jjuko, Isaac Isinde, Hassan Wasswa Luwagga Kizito, Khalid Aucho, Geoffrey Massa, Farouk Miya, and Tonny Mawejje.

Match officials (S.Africa)
Centre referee: Victor Miguel de Freitas Gomes

1st Assistant Referee: Zakhele Thusi Siwela

2nd Assistant Referee:Mothibidi Stevens Khumalo

Fourth official: Kulasande Qongqo

Match Commissioner: An Yan Lim Kee Chong (Mauritius)


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