Allan Okello with the ball in action against Proline FCon Wednesday

The Uganda Cranes team left for Djibouti on Wednesday where they will face Somalia in the CHAN 2020 qualifiers on July 27 before the return leg in Kampala a week later.

The Cranes were held to barren draw by Proline on Wednesday in the friendly match at Lugogo, four days after losing to Kitara region select side 1-0 in Hoima.

In three friendly games, they have only beaten URA FC 1-0 in the earlier tie at Lugogo.

After the stalemate against reigning Stanbic Uganda Cup champions, Cranes interim Coach Abdullah Mubiru named the final 18-man squad that flew out later in the evening in a 31-man contingent led by FUFA Exco member David Mukidi Kalyebara.

Allan Kyambadde in control of the ball during the match against Kitara Region Select

The National team’s officer Paul Mutakabala traveled in advance on Wednesday morning. Despite shortage of goals, Mubiru is motivated by the numerous goal scoring opportunities created by the team ahead of the Somalia duel.

Squad:

Goal keepers: James Alitho (URA), Charles Lukwago (KCCA)

Others: Tom Masiko (Vipers SC), Mustafa Mujuzi (Proline), Mbowa Paul Patrick (URA), Paul Willa (Vipers SC),  Kizza Mustafa (KCCA), Ibrahim Juma Sadam (KCCA), Kayiwa Allan (Vipers SC), Lwanga Tadeo (Vipers SC),  Mutyaba Muzamiru (KCCA), Kagimu Shafik Kuchi (URA), John Revita (Express), Awany Dennis Timothy (KCCA), Serunkuma Dan Muzeyi (Vipers SC), Kyambadde Allan (KCCA), Kaddu Patrcik Henry (KCCA) and Allan Okello (KCCA).

Officials: Kalyebara David Mukidi –Leader of Delegation, Mubiru Abdallah-Head coach, Mbabazi Charles Livingstone (Assistant Coach), Massa Geofrey –Team Manager, Wassa Sadiq –Gaolkeeper coach, Nakabago Emannuel-Team Doctor, Mayamba Stephen-Team Media Officer, Bumpenje Frank-Kitsman, Ndawula Muhamamd Shaban- FUFA Delegate, Donney Robert- FUFA Delegate, Mulekezi Reagan –102.1 FUFA fm, Nsubuga Brian Emmy –FUFA Secretariat staff and Paul Mukatabala Nantulya -National Teams’ Officer.

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