McKinstry names 25-man UPL stars for Pre-Chan tournament

Uganda Cranes Johnathan McKinstry has named a 25-man squad from the StarTimes Uganda Premier League for the Pre-Chan tournament in Cameroon.

The squad has three goalkeepers, eight defenders, six midfielders and eight forwards.

The tournament takes place in Cameroon between January 1 and 7, 2021 in Cameroon with hosts, Niger, Zambia and The Uganda Cranes.

Meanwhile, KCCA players will only join the contingent in Cameroon after their second leg game against AS Kigali on January 6.

Only 23 players will make the final squad for the Chan tournament where Uganda is placed in Group C along with Rwanda, Togo and holders Morocco.


Goalkeepers: Joel Mutakubwa (Kyetume FC), Nafian Alionzi (URA FC), Tom Ikara (Police FC)

Defenders: Eric Ssenjobe (Police FC), Aziz Kayondo (Vipers SC), Paul Willa (Vipers SC), Ashraf Mandela (URA FC), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers SC), Musitafa Mujuzi (Kyetume FC), Patrick Mbowa (URA FC), Hassan Muhammad (Police FC)

Midfielders: Shafiq Kagimu (URA FC), Tony Mawejje (Police FC), Bobosi Byaruhanga (Vipers SC), Karim Watambala (Vipers SC), Saidi Kyeyune (URA FC), Hassan Ssenyonjo (Wakiso Giants FC)

Forwards: Ben Ocen (Police FC), Ibrahim Orit (Vipers SC), Vianne Ssekajjugo (Wakiso Giants FC), Joseph Ssemujju (BUL FC), Joackim Ojera (URA FC), Milton Karisa (Vipers SC), Stephen Mukwala (URA FC), Mohamed Shaban (Vipers SC)


Hamid Juma- Leader of Delegation

Johnathan McKinstry – Head Coach

Abdallah Mubiru – Assistant Coach

Livingstone Mbabazi – Assistant Coach

Alexander McCarthy – Performance Coach

Sadiq Wassa – Goalkeeper Coach

Felix Ayobo – Sport Scientist

Dr. Emmanuel Nakabago – Doctor

Dr. Opika Opoka – Doctor

Ahmed Hussein – Media

Geoffrey Massa – Team Manager

Samuel Hassan Mulondo – Kit Man

Ayub Balyejusa – Kit Man

Paul Mukatabala – Team Co-Ordinator

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