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CHAN 2020: Johnathan McKinstry includes four KCCA players in final squad

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Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry has included four KCCA FC players in the final squad for the CHAN tournament in Cameroon.

Goalie Charles Lukwago, defender Denis Iguma, midfielder Bright Anukani and high flying forward Brian Aheebwa have been named among the final 25.

They will depart for Cameroon on Friday 8th January 2021 to join the Cranes contingent that is already taking part in the Pre-CHAN mini tournament in Yaounde ahead of  CHAN final tournament.

Furthermore, McKinstry confirmed that Vipers’ skipper Halid Lwaliwa will captain the team in Cameroon.

Final Squad

Goalkeepers: Lukwago Charles (KCCA FC, 1), Mutakubwa Joel (Kyetume FC, 18), Alionzi Legason Nafian (URA FC, 19),Ikara Tom (Police C, 20)

Defenders: Hassan Muhamud (Police FC, 2), Kayondo Abdu Aziizi (Vipers SC, 3), Mujuzi Musitafa (Kyetume FC, 4), Ssenjobe Eric (Police FC, 5), Iguma Denis (KCCA FC, 12), Willa Paul (Vipers SC, 15), Lwaliwa Halid (Vipers SC, 21), Mbowa Paul Patrick (URA FC, 24)

Midfielders: Mawejje Tonny (Police FC, 6), Kagimu Shafik Kuchi (URA FC, 8), Anukani Bright (KCCA FC, 14), Kyeyune Saidi (URA FC, 16), Byaruhanga Bobosi (Vipers SC, 22), Watambala Abdu Karim (Vipers SC, 25)

Forwards: Ojera Joackiam (URA FC, 7), Brian Aheebwa (KCCA FC, 9), Ocen Ben (Police FC, 10), Ssekajugo (Wakiso Giants FC, 11), Orit Ibrahim (Vipers SC, 13), Jagason Muhammad Shaban (Vipers SC, 17), Karisa Milton (Vipers SC, 23)

The Cranes who will be taking part in their Fifth consecutive CHAN tournament after featuring in the 2011, 2014, 2016 and 2018 editions, will face Rwanda on January 18th at the Stade de Unification in Douala, before tackling Togo on January 22 at the same venue.

The final group game will be on January 26th against Morocco


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