Morley Byekwaso has named a 25-man squad to continue preps for the forthcoming Cecafa Challenge Cup meant for the U-23.

The team left for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday night with Fufa confirming the trip is funded by the Saudi Arabian Football Association.

The team will play two games against the Saudi National Team (The Falcons) on 2nd and 5th July 2021 and will be based in Riyadh as they prepare for the tournament due to take place in Ethiopia in July.

Enock Walusimbi of newly declared Uganda Premier League champions Express FC has been appointed the team captain.

Travelling squad

Goalkeepers: Lukwago Charles (KCCA FC), Eric Kibowa (UPDF FC), Matovu Hassan Muyomba (KCCA FC),

Defenders: Enock Walusimbi (Express FC), Abdu Aziizi Kayondo (Vipers SC), George Kaddu (Wakiso Giants FC), Musa Ramathan (KCCA FC), Kenneth Ssemakula (BUL FC), Magambo Peter (KCCA FC)

Midfielders: Bobosi Byaruhanga (Vipers SC), Abdul Karim Watambala (Vipers SC), Kyeyune Saidi (Unattached), Steven Sserwadda (KCCA FC), Bright Anukani (KCCA FC), Isma Mugulusi (Busoga United FC), Salim Abdallah (SC Villa).

Forwards: Mukwala Stephen Dese (URA FC), Ivan Bogere (Wakiso Giants FC), Saddam Masereka (SC Villa), Julius Poloto (KCCA FC), Richard Basangwa (Vipers SC), Najib Yiga (Vipers SC), Hakim Kiwanuka (Proline FC), Derrick Kakooza (Police FC) and Samuel Ssenyonjo (KCCA FC).

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