Uganda Cranes coach Milutin Micho Sredojevic has named 22 players for a tri-nation tournament slated for September 20-24 in Benghazi, Libya.
The Cranes will play against hosts Libya on Wednesday, September 21 and Tanzania on Saturday, September 24.
Micho’s travelling contingent is largely made up of U-23 players (The Kobs), which he trimmed from the 35-man squad summoned last week.
The final squad includes; GOALKEEPERS: Giosue Bellagambi (Huddersfield Town FC), Denis Otim (Express FC), Denis Kiggundu (Vipers SC)
DEFENDERS: Gavin Kizito Mugweri (SC Villa), James Begisa Penz (URA FC), Abdu Aziizi Kayondo (Royal Monarchs), Derrick Ndahiro ( URA FC), Ibrahim Juma (Leganes FC), Musa Ramathan (Cincinnati FC), Kenneth Ssemakula (SC Villa), Hassan Jurua (KCCA FC), Hillary Panuel Mukundane (Vipers SC)
MIDFIELDERS: Bobosi Byaruganga (MFK Vyskov), Steven Serwadda (New York Red Bulls),Abdukarim Watambala (Vipers SC), Isma Mugulusi (Unattached), Bright Anukani (Vipers SC)
FORWARDS: Titus Ssematimba (Wakiso Giants FC), Derrick Kakooza (Valmiera), Sadat Anaku(Dundee FC), Rogers Mato (KCCA FC), Richard Basangwa (Gaddafi FC)
OFFICIALS: Leader of Delegation – Issa Kakaire Magoola; National Teams Officer – Paul Nantulya Mukatabala; Head Coach – Milutin Sredojevic; Assistant Coach – Moses Basena; Goalkeeping Coach – Fred Kisitu Kajoba; Fitness Coach – Arthur Kyesimira; Team Manager – Geoffrey Massa; Team Doctor – Emmanuel Nakabago; Team Physiotherapist – Ivan Ssewanyana; Kits Manager – Samuel Mulondo and
Bashir Ibrahim, the media officer.
The team flew out of the country on Sunday, September 18.
FUFA Spokesman Ahmed Hussein Marsha said foreign-based players Steven Sserwadda, Abdu Aziiizi Kayondo, Musa Ramathan, Giosue Bellagambi, Sadat Anaku and Derrick Kakooza will link up with the team in Libya from their club bases before Wednesday.