CHAN 2018: Two dropped as Cranes leave for Morocco

Uganda Cranes coach Sebastien Desabre has dropped two players from the contingent as the team flew to Morocco for the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN).

Proline striker Daniel Isiagi and SC Villa winger Godfrey Lwesibawa are the two players released as 25 players left for Morocco.

The travelling contingent has three goalkeepers, eight defenders, nine midfielders and three centre forwards.

Two more players will be released to make the final squad required at the CHAN which is 23.

Uganda Cranes will play friendlies against Congo and Cameroon before the championships kick off on January 12.

Uganda Cranes Delegation to Morocco:

Goalkeepers: Isma Watenga (Vipers SC), Benjamin Ochan (KCCA FC), Saidi Keni (Proline FC)

Defenders: Nico Wakiro Wadada (Vipers SC), Joseph Nsubuga (SC Villa Jogoo), Isaac Muleme (KCCA FC), Aggrey Madoi (Police FC), Timothy Dennis Awanyi (KCCA FC), Bernard Muwanga (SC Villa Jogoo),  Mujuzi Mustapha (Proline FC), Mustapha Kiiza (KCCA FC)

Midfielders: Tadeo Lwanga (Vipers SC), Tom Masiko (Vipers SC), Ibrahim Saddam Juma (KCCA FC), Muzamiru Mutyaba (KCCA FC), Milton Karisa (Vipers SC),  Abubaker Kasule (Express FC), Allan Kyambadde (SC Villa Jogoo), Paul Mucureezi (KCCA FC), Rahmat Ssenfuka (Police F.C)

Center Forwards: Derrick Nsibambi (KCCA FC), Muhammad Shaban (KCCA FC), Nelson Senkatuka (Bright Stars FC)


  • Head of Delegation:Hamid Juma (FUFA Executive Committee Member)
  • Head coach:Sebastien Desabre
  • Assistant Coach: Mathias Lule
  • Goalkeeping coach: Fred Kajoba
  • Team Doctor:Ronald Kisolo
  • Physio: Ivan Ssewanyana
  • Media Officer:Ahmed Hussein
  • Kits Manager:Saidi Lugolobi

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