Waswa Named Skipper as Onduparaka Trio Make Cranes Cut

Uganda Cranes squad to face Eastern regional select team on Saturday 25th at the Mbale Municipal stadium has been named.

Head coach Micho has picked four foreign based players in the team comprising 18 from the local league. Iraq based Hassan Waswa Mawanda has been handed the arm band while Denis Iguma deputizes.

Orlando Pirates midfielder Yasser Mugerwa and Murahid Jjuko are the other two who ply trade outside.

Onduparaka trio led by captain Muhammad Shaban, capsule Versatile defender Rashid Toga and Gaddafi Wahab have also been drafted in the travelling contingent while youthful keeper Nafion Alionzi has been sacrificed for Vipers duo Isma Watenga and James Alitho.

The team will depart for the Eastern town on Friday morning and are expected to train at the match venue later in the evening.

Travelling party.

Ismail Watenga (GK), prescription James Alitho (GK), Shafiq Bakaki, Nicholas Wadada, Joseph Nsubuga, Deus Bukenya, Bernard Muwanga, Halid Lwaliwa, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Captain), Gadafi Wahabu, Rashid Toha, Dan Birikwalira, Kezironi Kizito, Yassar Mugerwa, Edrisa Lubega, Erisa Ssekisambu, Martin Kizza, Denis Iguma, Murshid Juuko, Isaac Muleme, Joseph Ochaya and Muhammed Shaban


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