Uganda Cranes interim coach Abdallah Mubiru has announced a 23 man squad to face South Africa in a friendly game scheduled on 10th June 2021 at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, S.Africa. The selection has seen five U20 players that featured in the AFCON U20 tournament in Mauritania making the final squad. That’s Isma Muguluusi, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Aziz Kayondo, Derrick Kakooza, and Steven Sserwadda whereas the Uganda Premier League top scorer with 16 goals Vipers, Yunus Ssentamu is among the dropped players for the exercise. South Africa based duo Ismael Watenga and Moses Waiswa will join the team upon its arrival in the country. The contingent is expected to fly Monday night aboard Uganda Airlines.
Goalkeepers: Mathias Kigonya ( Azam FC, Tanzania), Ismael Watenga ( Chippa United, S.Africa) Charles Lukwago ( KCCA FC, Uganda).
Defenders; Enoch Walusimbi ( Express FC), Paul Willa ( Vipers SC), Aziz Kayondo ( Vipers SC), Murushid Juuko ( Express FC, Uganda), Muhamud Hassan ( Uganda Police Football Club), Paul PatrickMbowa ( URA FC), Mustafa Kizza ( Club de Foot Montreal USA), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers SC, Uganda).
Midfielders: Allan Okello ( AC Paradou, Algeria), Taddeo Lwanga ( Simba SC Tanzania), Bobosi Bryaruhanga ( vipers SC, Uganda), Shafik “Kuchi” Kagimu ( URA FC), Moses Waiswa ( Supersport United, S.Africa), Steven Sserwadda ( KCCA FC, Uganda), Abdu Lumala ( Pyramids FC, Egypt), Isma Muguluusi ( Busoga United, Ibrahim Orit ( Vipers SC)
Forwards: Steven Desse Mukwala (URA FC), Emmanuel Okwi (Al Ittihad Alexandria, Egypt, Derrick Kakooza ( Uganda Police FC).
Leader of Delegation: Kalibbala Chrizestom
Head Coach : Abdallah Mubiru
Assistant coach: Livingston Mbabazi
Goalkeeping coach: Fred Kajoba
Team Coordinator: Massa Geofrey
Team doctor: Nakabago Emmanuel
Kit Manager: Bumpenje Frank
Media officer: Batanudde John
National Teams Officer: Paul Mukatabala
Delegates: Ngobi Jamal, Mawadri Charles
Journalist: mbabazi Grace
FUFA Official: Ndugga Emmanuel