Saturday August 12, 2017
Uganda Vs Rwanda – St. Mary’s stadium, Kitende @ 4pm
Reigning Azam Uganda Premier League (AUPL) champions KCCA and former immediate winners Vipers have dominated Uganda Cranes squad that starts preparations for the CHAN 2018 game against Rwanda.
The team summoned by interim coaches Moses Basena and Fred Kajoba has seven players from Vipers and six from KCCA.
Record league winners SC Villa as well as Proline have three players on the team with Betway sponsored Onduparaka contributing two.
Frank ‘Zaga’ Tumwesigye is the surprise inclusion on the team that has no striker Nelson Senkatuka whose issues with documents remain unsorted.
To reach the stage, Uganda won 5-1 against South Sudan on aggregate while Rwanda overcame Tanzania on away goals rule.
The aggregate winner between the two sides will play at the CHAN finals to be hosted in Kenya early next year.
Goalkeepers: Ismail Watenga (Vipers), Benjamin Ochan (KCCA), Tom Ikara (Kirinya Jinja SS) and Saidi Keni (Proline).
Defenders: Nicholas Wadada (Vipers), John Adriko, Bernard Muwanga (SC Villa), Isaac Muleme, Timothy Awany, Paul Musamali (KCCA), Rashid Toha (Onduparaka) and Savio Kabugo (Proline)
Midfielders: Moses Waiswa, Frank ‘Zaga’ Tumwesigye, Tom Masiko, Deus Bukenya (Vipers), Paul Mucureezi, Muzamiru Mutyaba (KCCA), Simon Sserunkuma (SC Villa), Nicholas Kasozi (Synergy) and Shafik Kagimu (URA).
Forwards: Shaban Muhammad (Onduparaka), Derrick Nsibambi (KCCA), Erisa Ssekisambu and Milton Karisa (Vipers)