Cranes head coach Morley Byekwaso has named an inexperienced squad to take part in the CECAFA challenge cup that will kick off Sunday 18th July 2021.
Uganda will play their opening match against DR Congo.
Among the squad are uncapped youngsters like SC Villa midfielder Salim Abdallah, Wakiso Giants defender George Kaddu and Proline’s Hakim Kiwanuka among others.
Uganda are pitted in group A alongside Tanzania and Congo.
Goal Keepers: Lukwago Charles (KCCA FC), Saidi Keni (SC Villa), Dennis Otim (Express 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), Gavin Kizito ( SC Villa)
Midfielders: Bobosi Byaruhanga (Vipers SC), Abdul Karim Watambala (Vipers SC) , Steven Sserwadda (KCCA FC), Bright Anukani (KCCA FC), Salim Abdallah (SC Villa).
Forwards: Mukwala Stephen Dese (URA FC), Ivan Bogere (Wakiso Giants FC), Saddam Masereka (SC Villa), Julius Poloto (KCCA FC), Najib Yiga (Vipers SC), Hakim Kiwanuka (Proline FC), Derrick Kakooza (Police FC), Samuel Ssenyonjo (KCCA FC)
The team will be captain by Express’ Enock Walusimbi, deputies by SC Villa’s Gavin Kizito Mugweri.
Group A: Uganda, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Group B: Ethiopia, Burundi, Eritrea
Group C: Djibouti, South Sudan, Kenya
Sunday, 18th July 2021: Uganda Vs DR Congo (2 PM)
Sunday, 25th July 2021: Uganda Vs Tanzania (4 PM)
FUFA Staff: Edward Kalungi