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Micho summons provisional squad ahead of Word Cup qualifier

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Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Sredojevic ‘Micho’ has summoned a provisional 30-player squad ahead of the training camp in Jordan.

The squad consists of mainly local based players and three foreign based(who are already in the Country)

The training camp in Jordan is organized to fine tune the Cranes squad ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier game against Kenya

In Jordan,  Uganda will take part in two build games against Syria to be played on 23rd and 26th August.

After the camp in Jordan, the team will depart for Ethiopia for another friendly game against the national side and it’s expected this is when other foreign based players will join the team.

Back to the squad, Gift Ali and Jude Ssemugabi  have received his maiden call up whipe Denis Iguma is back to the Uganda Cranes fold, having last featured in 2019.

Abdul Lumala, Patrick Henry Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi are the three foreign based players.

Uganda is in Group E of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers alongside Kenya, Rwanda and Mali.

Preliminary Squad
Goalkeepers:

Joel Mutakubwa (Express FC), Charles Lukwago (KCCA FC), Simon Tamale (Soltilo Bright Stars FC), Nafian Alionzi (URA FC)

Defenders:

Enock Walusimbi (Express FC), Innocent Wafula (Mbarara City FC), Paul Willa (Vipers SC), Eric Ssenjobe (Police FC), Aziizi Kayondo (Vipers SC), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers SC), Murushid Juuko (Express FC) Garvin Kizito Mugweri (SC Villa), Kenneth Ssemakula (SC Villa), Hassan Muhamood (Police FC), Denis Iguma (KCCA FC)

Midfielders:

Nicholas Kasozi (Kyetume FC), Bobosi Byaruhanga (Vipers SC), Muzamiru Mutyaba (Express FC), Shafik Kuchi Kagimu (URA FC), Ali Abubaker Gift (KCCA FC), Ibrahim Orit (Vipers SC), Milton Karisa (Vipers SC), Abdu Lumala (Pyramids FC)

Forwards:

Richard Basangwa (Vipers SC), Steven Dese Mukwala (URA FC), Patrick Henry Kaddu (RS Berkene), Emmanuel Arnold Okwi (Unattached), Yunus Ssentamu (Vipers SC), Jude Ssemugabi (Mbarara City FC), Martin Kizza (Express FC)

Kamardin Shero
Senior sports Editor at The Touchline Sports | Am down to earth person with a great heart of always wanting to assist where possible.

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