Uganda’s National U17 team, the Cubs, has left for Kenya for another residential camp.
The team recently camped at Njeru in preparations for the upcoming CAF U17 AFCON Finals set in Tanzania.
“The team departed for Kenya aboard Kenya Airways to Nairobi where it will spend 9 days (1-9) before heading to Tanzania on 10th April for the U17 AFCON finals,” confirms a statement on FUFA website.
Uganda is set to take part in Africa U17 tourney that starts April 14th – 28th in Tanzania.
The Cubs will seek to finish among the best two in the group that has Tanzania, Nigeria and Angola to qualify automatically for the U17 FIFA World Cup that will be held in Brazil.
CAF U17 AFCON – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (14th-28th April 2019)
Angola vs Uganda
Uganda vs Tanzania
Nigeria vs Uganda
Group A: Tanzania, Angola, Nigeria, and Uganda
Group B: Guinea, Cameroon, Senegal, and Morocco
Goalkeepers: Oyo Delton (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), Jack Komaketch (Ndejje University FC), and Mubiru Patrick (Bright Stars FC)
Rest of the Squad: Kevin Ssekimbegga (Express FC), Ibrahim Juma (KCCA FC), Kasozi Samson (Bright Stars FC), Kizito Mugweri Gavin (Vipers SC), Wasswanga Shafik (Ndejje University FC), Opira Innocent (Ndejje University), Ssekajja Davis (Bright Stars FC), Kakaire Thomas (Bright Stars FC), Iddi Abdul Wahid (Cagliari FC – Italy), Mwaka Polycarp (Ndejje University FC), Opaala Edrine Mukisa (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), John Kokas Alou (URA FC), Jarieko James (Paidha Black Angels FC), Asaba Ivan (Vipers SC), Najib Yiga (Vipers SC), Yasin Abdu Owane (Vipers SC), Mugulusi Isma (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), Mugisha Rogers (Mbarara City FC), Opira Justine(KCCA SA), Kawooya Andrew (Vipers SC)