Coach Brian Makalama has named the Cranes squad that will face Algeria in their second game of the 2021 Rugby Africa Cup on Saturday in Kampala.
Five players will be making their first starts at this year’s editions and they include:- Asuman Mugerwa, Mark Omoding, Aaron Ofoywroth, Maxwell Ebong and Daudi Ssemwami.
Mugerwa replaces Sentos Ssenteza in the props .
The Cranes need only one more victory to advance to the next qualification stage of the World Cup after they defeated Ghana 53-12 in the opener last Saturday.
Rugby Cranes team to face Algeria
1.Asuman Mugerwa, 2. Faraji Odugo, 3. Brian Odongo, 4. Robert Aziku, 5. Eliphaz Emong, 6. Mark Omoding, 7. Byron Oketayot, 8. Desire Ayera.
9.Aaron Ofoywroth, 10. Ivan Magomu, 11. Maxwell Ebonga, 12. Pius Ogena, 13. Solomon Okia, 14. Daudi Ssemwami, 15.Adrian Kasito.
16.Ronald Kanyanya, 17. Santos Ssenteza, 18. Collin Kimbowa, 19. Kelvin Balagadde, 20. Joaquim Chissano, 21. Jacob Ochen, 22.Paul Epillo, 23. Ivan Claude Otema.