Uganda Cranes coach for the COSAFA team Abdullah Mubiru has confirmed a squad of 20 players.
The side that will leave on Wednesday, will begin the tournament at the quarterfinal stage against Lesotho on Saturday 1st June 2019.
The team has been in residential training for the last 2 weeks and played a practice match with Western Region Select team which ended 1-0 in favour of Cranes in Bushenyi.
From the initial list that was earlier released, Allan Okello and Bashir Mutanda are the two names missing. Okello travelled to Zurich for trails while Mutanda was removed from camp due to an injury, it was said.
The duo were replaced by Express’ Michael Birungi and Dan Isiagi (Al Nasir) – The latter is the only non locally based player on the team.
Defender Isaac Isinde will be the captain due to his vast experience with the National team.
The Final Squad:
Goalkeepers: Charles Lukwago (KCCA FC), James Alitho (URA FC),
Willa Paul (Police FC), Kizza Mustafa (KCCA FC), Revita John (Express FC), Isinde Isaac (Kirinya Jinja), Mbowa Paul (URA FC), Hassan Musana (KCCA FC), Mujuzi Mustafa (Proline FC),
Kasozi Nicholas (KCCA FC), Kagimu Shafik (URA FC), Mutyaba Muzamir (KCCA FC), Michael Birungi (Express FC), Kayiwa Allan (Tooro Utd), Balinya Juma (Police FC), Mucuurezi Paul (Mbarara City),
Senkatuka Nelson (Brights Stars FC), Bright Anukani (Proline FC), Isiagi Daniel (Al Nasir), Serenkuma Dan (Vipers SC)