COSAFA 2019: Defender Mbowa returns to replace Okello

By Football256 Team

Following his omission from the travelling team to South Africa at the expense of Egyptian based forward Daniel Isiagi, defender Patrick Mbowa has been reconsidered by head coach Abdallah Mubiru to replace KCCA FC midfielder Allan Okello.

According to reliable sources, Okello will fly out to Switzerland on June 26th for trials at FC Zurich, two days before the Cranes fly out to Durban, South Africa. However, he is still in the team camp at Sky Hotel until he departs.

This is the third time a change has been made in the earlier confirmed travelling squad, Express FC winger Michael Birungi replaced injured Bashir Mutanda.

The Tournament gets starts on Saturday, May 25th with group stage games, however, Uganda Cranes will start at the quarterfinal level on Saturday, June 1st 2019 against Lesotho.

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KCCA FC midfielder Allan Okello (L) takes on his counterpart Mustafa Kizza during a practice match at Namboole / FUFA Image

The Final travelling Squad

Goalkeepers: Charles Lukwago (KCCA FC), James Alitho (GK)(URA FC)

Defenders: Willa Paul (Police), Kizza Mustafa (KCCA), Revita John (Express FC), Isinde Isaac (Kirinya Jinja), Mbowa Paul Baker (URA FC), Hassan Musana (KCCA FC), Mujuzi Mustafa (Proline FC)

Midfielders: Kasozi Nicholas (KCCA FC), Kagimu Shafik (URA FC), Mutyaba Muzamir (KCCA FC), Micheal Birungi (Express FC) Kayiwa Allan (Tooro Utd), Balinya Juma (Police FC), Mucuurezi Paul (Mbarara City)

Forwards: Ssenkatuka Nelson (Brights Stars), Bright Anukani (Proline FC), Sserunkuma Dan (Vipers SC), Daniel Isiagi (Al Nasr, Egypt)

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