Following the conclusion of their respective club football seasons, 26 players are in Cranes’ camp for continued residential training in Abu Dhabi ahead of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations.
The recent players to have joined the Uganda Cranes’ camp include; Emma Okwi, Nicholas Wadada, Ronald Mukiibi and Robert Ondongokara.
To make up a 27man squad in Abu Dhabi, Mike Azira is expected to touch base from Major League Soccer outfit Montreal Impact in a few days from now.
Uganda Cranes will play two friendly matches on June 9th against Turkmenistan and June 15th against Ivory Coast before they head to Egypt for their opening game against DR Congo on June 22nd
All the two International friendly Matches will be played behind closed doors according to sources from FUFA.
The 26 man squad in Abu Dhabi
Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Jamal Salim (Al Hilal-Sudan), Robert Ondongokara (Adama City, Ethiopia)
Defenders: Nico Wakiro Wadada (Azam, Tanzania), Murushid Jjuuko (Simba, Tanzania), Bevis Mugabi (Yeovil Town, England), Isaac Muleme (FK Viktoria Zizkov, Czech Republic), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Unattached), Joseph Ochaya (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Timothy Denis Awanyi (KCCA FC, Uganda), Godfrey Walusimbi (Un-attached), Ronald Mukiibi (Östersunds FK, Sweden)
Midfielders: Allan “Dancing Rasta” Kateregga (Maritzburg, South Africa), William Kizito Luwagga (Shakhter Karagandy, Kazahstan), Khalid Aucho (Church Hill Brothers, India), Farouk Miya (HNK Gorica, Croatia), Tadeo Lwanga (Vipers SC-Uganda), Kirizestom Ntambi- Coffee FC, Ethiopia), Allan Kateregga (Maritzburg, South Africa), Moses Waiswa (Vipers SC, Uganda), Sadam Juma (KCCA FC-Uganda)
Strikers: Alexis Bbakka (Carlstad United, Sweden), Patrick Henry Kaddu (KCCA FC, Uganda), Derrick Nsibambi (Smouha, Egypt), Allan Kyambadde (KCCA FC Uganda), Emmanuel Arnold Okwi (Simba, Tanzania)