Buganda Kingdom through the Minister of Sports, Youth and Leisure Owek. Henry Ssekabembe have confirmed a 25 man squad of the Masaza select team.
The named team will play a friendly game with the National team the Cranes, this week on Friday at Wakissha grounds, home to UPL side Wakiso Giants.
It has also been understood that all the selected players will be expected to report to camp on Wednesday at Bulange Mengo.
Speaking about this new initative on Tuesday morning, Ssekabembe revealed that it has been a call from the Federation to come up with such.
“Through working with FUFA, we have come up with this intiative as requested by the Federation to come up with one team of 25 ,two coaches and one manager to get a chance to play a friendly game with the National team the Cranes. This game will be played on Friday 4pm at Wakissha and this team was selected from the just concluded Masaza Cup and they will enter into the camp on Wednesday, he told the pressmen on Tuesday.
The minister would further clarify that the entry fee for this contest is free of charge.
He added: “This game will be free of charge since we want to promote sports in the Country. We call upon all fans to come and support these teams.
The selected team is mostly dorminated by Champions Buddu, who have nine players while beaten finalist Buwekula and Bulemeezi have four and five respectively.
Mawokota’s Richard Malinga has been named as head coach for this team while Frank Mulindwa is his assistant on the team.
In the Masaza Cup finals held earlier last month at Kitende, Buddu beat Buwekula 2-0 to record their second title in the Masaza Cup competition.
Buganda Kingdom Select Team
Isaac Kwizera Onyango – Buwekula
Mike Lutaaya – Buddu
Tonny Atugonza – Bulemeezi
Gideon Odongo – Buddu
Harunah Lukwago – Buddu
Abdallah Ssentongo – Buddu
Keneth Sekolya – Bugerere
Godfrey Anjole- Bulemeezi
Angello Kizza – Mawokota
Arnold Ogongo- Mawokota
Mike kintu- Mawokota
Bernard Alijuna – Buwekula
Jonathan Oluka- Buddu
Isma Ramatala – Buddu
Sulaiman Ssesazi – Bulemeezi
Fahad Nsamba – Buddu
Mike Abura – Buwekula
Isaac Musiima – Buwekula
Hakim Mutebi- Busiro
John Ben Nakibinge – Bulemeezi
Bruno Bunyaga – Buddu
Isaac Oyirwoth- Mawokota
Sharif Ssengendo – Buddu
Denis Kalanzi – Kyaggwe
Akram Muzanyi – Bulemeezi
Head Coach: Malinga Richard / Mawokota
Assistant Coach : Frank Mulindwa/ Buwekula