• Thursday September 10, 2023
  • Marrakesh, Morocco 10pm (EAT)

Uganda Cranes cant afford to slip up against Niger if they are the attain the goal of qualifying for Afcon 2023 finals.

The Cranes are third in a group topped by Algeria but only three points behind second placed Tanzania.

A win coupled for defeat for the Taifa Stars who visit the Desert Foxes will grant a place for Uganda at the tournament due in Ivory Coast early next year.

From the coaching staff to the players, everyone has sounded optimistic of victory.

“As players, we are ready to put our bodies online in order to achieve the target which is qualification to Afcon in Ivory Coast next year,” US based attacking midfielder Ibrahim Kasule told the media.

Cranes coach Micho has a host of choices at his disposal including UPL stars Kenneth Ssemakula, Moses Waiswa, Milton Karisa and Laban Tibita.

Uganda Cranes travelling squad

Goalkeepers
Isima Watenga, Salim Omar Magoola, Nafian Alionzi

Defenders
Kenneth Semakula, Elvis Bwomono, Abdu Aziizi Kayondo, Isaac Muleme, Halidi Lwaliwa, Bevis Mugabi, Musa Ramathan, Joseph Ochaya

Midfielders
Khalid Aucho, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Taddeo Lwanga, Milton Karisa, Laban Tibiita, Faruku Miya, Ibrahim Kasule, Moses Waiswa

Forwards
Rogers Mato, Fahad Bayo, Richard Basangwa, Frank Ssebufu

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