Uganda has summoned a provisional squad of U18 players to start preparing for the upcoming CECAFA U18 Tournament later this month.
The competition is for players below the age of 18, and will take place between 25th November-9th December in Kenya.
The summoned team comprises of four goalkeepers, 10 defenders, eight midfielders and 10 forwards.
The team, managed by Bashir Mutyaba will be led by Morley Bwekwaso as Head Coach, with Abubakar Tabula deputizing him as Assistant Coach and Stephen Billy Kiggundu as the goalkeeping Coach.
Noah Kasule will work as the Fitness Coach while Michael Gumisiriza and Rashid Kebba are the Team Doctors, Frank Bumpenje the Kits Manager and Joel Cornerious Kivumbi the Media Officer.
The summoned Uganda U18 provisional squad:
Goalkeepers; Abdu Magada (Gaddafi FC), Siraje Bieven Etuta (Vipers SC JT), Aziz Saleh (BUL FC JT) and Darren Aine (St Mary’s College Kisubi).
Defenders; Louis Anguti Amagu (Lugazi FC), Hafidhu Ssonko Ssembatya (Prosper SA), Derek Luzinda (Queens Park Rangers, England), Hakim Wandera (Prosper SA), Peter Abalirya (Kibuli SS), Simon Mukisa (SC Villa), Julius Barasa (BUL FC), Stephen Namaisi (Kataka FC), Steven Mugisha (Prosper SA) and Yasin Masambo (BUL FC JT).
Midfielders; Frank Katongole (Vipers SC), John Innocent Kisolo (St. Henrys College-Kitovu), Travis Mutyaba (Dinamo Tbilisi, Georgia), Hakim Mutebi (SC Villa), Swabir Mpasa (BUL FC JT), Patrick Like (Gaddafi FC), George Masembe (Simba FC) and Elvis Ssekajuko (Royal Giant High School).
Forwards; Richard Okello (BUL FC JT), Ronald Kaye (NEC FC), Bass Kyeyune (SC Villa), Alex Yiga (KCCA FC), Abubakar Mayanja (KCCA FC), Abdul Nsereko (Vipers SC), Dennis Kisiriko (URA FC), Olimi Nyarwa Bitanywaine (Vipers SC JT), Oscar Mawa (Lucera Calcio-Italy) and John Paul Dembe (Bk Hacken-Sweden).