AFCON Beach Soccer: Sand Cranes Final Squad Named

Uganda Beach Soccer National Team Head Coach Angelo Schrinzi has named the final squad that will represent the country at the 2022 Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations.

The final team of 12 players has been selected from the team that has been training at FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru.

Among dropped include St Lawrence goalkeeper Ronald Mutebi, Sharif Lubega (Buganda Royal), Ronald Magwali (Buganda Royal), Shaka Ssozi and Nicholas Mwere of Jinja Lions.

The Boys return to the continental stage for the second time in a row after they were beaten by Senegal at the semifinals in the previous edition on their debut.

Uganda has had enough preparations to compete after taking part in the Beach Soccer COSAFA Championship in South Africa recently.

The team flies out on Tuesday night (9PM) for Maputo, Mozambique where the tournament will be played between 21st-28th October.

The Sand Cranes are in Group B alongside depending Champions Senegal, Mauritania and Egypt.

Sand Cranes Final Squad:

Goalkeepers
Samson Kirya (Buganda Royal BSC), Meddie Kibirige (St. Lawrence BSC)

Defenders
Jonathan Kikonyogo (St. Lawrence BSC), Allan Katwe (St. Lawrence BSC), Ashraf Opuuli (Mutoola BSC), Paul Lule (Buganda Royal BSC), Joshua Lubwama Letti (St. Lawrence BSC)

Forwards
Baker Lukooya (St. Lawrence BSC), Ambrose Kigozi (Buganda Royal BSC), Godfrey Lwesibawa (Buganda Royal BSC), Brian Nkuubi (St. Lawrence BSC), Isma Kawawulo (MUBS BSC)

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