Uganda Cranes: Six Foreign-based Players in Squad To Face Libya, Tanzania

Uganda Cranes coach Milutin Micho Sredejovic has summoned a squad of 35 players that will take part in a mini tournament in Libya.

The squad include six Foreign-based players for a tournament due next week.

Uganda will face Libya on Wednesday September 21 and Tanzania on Saturday September 24 in a tri-nation tournament in Benghazi.

Sadat Anaku who recently joined Dundee United of Scotland, is among the players in a squad that largely consist of players under the age of 23.

The mini tournament will basically prepare the Uganda U23 team to face Guinea in AFCON U23 Qualifiers.

The other Foreign-based players include goalkeeper Giosue Bellagambi from Huddersfield Town FC, Abdul Azizi Kayondo, Musa Ramathan, Steven Sserwadda and Derrick Kakooza.

The six foreign based players and four players from Vipers SC will not be available for the testimonial matches but instead will join us on Sunday as we travel to Libya,” he said.

The squad will play two testimonial matches for former Cranes midfielder Tonny Mawejje who announced his retirement.

The foreign based players and those from Vipers will join the team after the testimonials

Summoned Squad

Goalkeepers
Giosue Bellagambi (Huddersfield Town FC), Denis Otim (Express FC), Denis Kiggundu (Vipers SC), Shamulan Kamya (Impala Hill), Abdu Magada (Gadaffi FC)

Defenders
Garvin Kizito Mugweri (SC Villa), James Begisa (URA FC), Abdu Azizi Kayondo (Royal Monarchs), Derrick Ndahiro ( URA FC), Ibrahim Juma (Leganes FC), Musa Ramathan (Cincinnati FC), Kenneth Ssemakula (SC Villa), Hassan Jurua (KCCA FC), Hillary Mukundane (Vipers SC), Samson Kasozi (UPDF FC), Simon Baligenya (URA FC)

Midfielders
Bobosi Byaruganga (MFK Vyskov), Steven Serwadda (New York Red Bulls), Najib Yiga (Vipers SC), Abdukarim Watambala (Vipers SC), Ivan Irinimbabazi(Soltilo Bright Stars FC), Abdallah Salim (URA FC), Issa Bugembe (Soltilo Bright Stars FC), Faisal Wabyoona (KCCA FC), Saidi Mayanja (KCCA FC), Isma Mugulusi (Unattached), Rogers Mugisha (UPDF FC), Bright Anukani (Vipers SC)

Forwards
Hakim Kiwanuka (Proline FC), Travis Mutyaba (SC Villa), Titus Ssematimba (Wakiso Giants FC), Derrick Kakooza (Valmiera), Sadat Anaku(Dundee FC), Rogers Mato (KCCA FC), Richard Basangwa (Gaddafi FC)

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