By Brian Bariyo Tumuramye
Kampala: Just over 48 hours after he was named interim Uganda Cranes head coach, Abdallah Mubiru has kicked off his duties, the Police FC head coach on Friday, July 12th, summoned a 30 man squad that is to start preparations for the upcoming CHAN 2020 qualifier.
Uganda is slated to face Somalia in the first leg of the first round of qualification, on Saturday, 26th July 2017, in Mogadishu the Squad that Mubiru summoned includes 5 goalkeepers, 9 defenders, 12 midfielders and 4 strikers.
They will kick-start training on Sunday, May 14th, at StarTimes Stadium in Lugogo where they will hold a session at 10am. The single session routine will continue through the following day (Monday), On Tuesday and Wednesday, the team will hold double sessions with one at 10am and the other at 4pm.
The team will then hold a morning session on Thursday, 18th July, before entering residential camp in the evening they will then travel for Hoima the following day. While in Hoima, they will play a Regional tour game with Kitara Region on Saturday before returning to Kampala on Sunday upon returning to Kampala, they will step-up preparations for the game against Somalia, on the 26th of July.
Uganda Cranes training programme.
Friday 12th July- Uganda Squad of locally based players named,
Sunday and Monday 14th-15th July 2019: Training sessions at 10am in Lugogo,
Tuesday and Wednesday- 16th-17th July-Double training sessions (10am/4pm) at Lugogo
Thursday 18th July-Training 10am at Lugogo, enter residential camp in the evening
Friday 19th July-Travel to Kitara, train in Hoima for the Regional tour match
Saturday 20th July-Uganda Cranes vs Kitara Region Select
Sunday 21st July travel back to Kampala
Lukwago Charles (KCCA FC), Alitho James (URA FC), Mugabi Yasin (Wakiso Giants Fc), Keni Saidi (Sc Villa), Mutakubya Joel ( Kyetume FC)
Willa Paul (Police FC), Mustafa Mujuzi (Proline FC), Kizza Mustafa (KCCA FC), Revita John (Express FC), Awany Timothy (KCCA FC), Mbowa Paul (URA FC), Galiwango Dissan (Express FC), Obenchan Filbert (KCCA FC), Mandela Ashraf (URA FC).
Taddeo Lwanga (Vipers SC), Kasozi Nicolas (KCCA FC), Mutyaba Muzamir (KCCA FC), Masiko Tom (Vipers SC), Kagimu Shafiq (URA FC), Kayiwa Allan (Vipers SC), Okello Allan (KCCA FC), Kyambadde Allan (KCCA FC), Sadam Juma (KCCA FC), Owor David (SC Villa), Ssozi Yusuf (Paidha Black Angels), Kigozi Samson Andrew (Kakiri Town Council FC).
Kaddu Patrick (KCCA FC), Sserunkuma Daniel (Vipers SC), Senkatuka Nelson (Bright Stars FC) and Odong Johnson (Police FC).
The Uganda Cranes technical team
Head coach – Abdallah Mubiru
Assistant coach – Livingstone Mbabazi
Goalkeeping coach – Sadiq Wassa
Team Coordinator – Geoffrey Massa