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Uganda names strong 25-man squad to face Ghana in AFCON qualifier

Published on: 20 August 2014
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Uganda coach Milutin Sredojevic has named a 25-man squad to face Ghana and Guinea in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The Serbian born dropped strikers Emmanuel Okwi and Daniel Sserunkuma when he announced his players on Wednesday during a press conference at the FA headquarters in Mengo.

Portugal based defender Alex Kakuba who features for Estouria has also been recalled to the team together with the South African based players Denis Onyango and Geoffrey Massa who missed the away game against Mauritania last month.

Youngster Yunus Ssentamu who scored three goals for the Cranes at the 2014 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) and now features for AS Vita of DR Congo has also been invited.

The Cranes will play away to Ghana on September 5 in the first Group E match in Kumasi.

 Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango, Ochan Benjamin, Odongkara Robert, Bwete Brian

Defenders: Dennis Guma, Isaac Isinde, Andy Mwesigwa, Savio Kabugo, Kassaga Richard, Kiiza Martin, Alex Kakuba and Walusimbi Godfrey

Midfielders:  Khalid Aucho, Godfrey Baba Kizito, Mawejje Tony, Miya Farouk, Brian Majwega, Oloya Moses, Kizito Luwagga,  Kyambadde Allan

Strikers: Kiiza Hamis, Ssentongo Robert, Sentamu Yunus Junior, Umony Brian, Massa Geoffrey.


This article has 12 comment(s), give your comment
  • risky says:
    August 20, 2014 04:28 pm
    Save ur breath naija or alata man. Not everyone of us want to see our black stars play in that shit tournament called afcon.
  • anokwale says:
    August 20, 2014 04:11 pm
    I suspect it is coming in a few hours.
  • fish says:
    August 20, 2014 04:20 pm
    The falconets will lose today.osanibuwa 1 of ocean has written.
  • Big E says:
    August 20, 2014 04:27 pm
    Uganda's strongest squad Like seriously?
  • Obiba Ja says:
    August 21, 2014 09:02 am
    Who, maybe dey don't play for any team. Hahaha
  • john akpa says:
    August 20, 2014 03:27 pm
    when oh when is ghana going to name hers ?
  • NONI(9JA 1ST SON) says:
    August 20, 2014 03:34 pm
    GHANA 0-1 UGANDA........... NONI the olorogun 1 of NAIJA has spoken.
  • selfmade says:
    August 20, 2014 05:15 pm
    Uganda has won only once in west Africa and Ghana ll make a mince meat of them! Poor away traveler's but they can be dangerous at home!
  • banger says:
    August 20, 2014 06:03 pm
    NONI haven't i apologise enough??? pls stop attacking my country koraa...... NAIJA is the best country in AFRICA and has done alot for my country ghana...... Selfmade aboa.....
  • risky says:
    August 20, 2014 06:16 pm
    We haven't won it for past 32 years so what's the point in getting yet anther heartache.
  • United States of Africa (USA) says:
    August 20, 2014 07:01 pm
    Below is the full squad: Goalkeepers: Fatau Dauda (Chippa United, South Africa), Adams Stephen (Aduana Stars) and Razak Braimah (Mirandes FC, Spain) Defenders: Daniel Opare (FC Porto, Portugal), Harrison Afful (Esperance FC, Tunisia), Awal Mohammed (Maritzburg FC, South Africa), Baba Rahman (FC Augsburg, Germany), Jeffery Schlupp (Leicester City, England), John Boye (Erciyesspor FC, Turkey) and Jonathan Mensah (Evian FC, France) Midfielders: Emmanuel Agyeman Badu (Udinese FC, Italy), Rabiu Mohammed (Krasnodar, Russia), Yusif Chibsah (Sassuolo FC, Italy), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus FC, Italy), Mubarak Wakaso (Rubin Karzan, Russia), Atsu Christian (Everton, England), Asante Solomon (T.P. Mazembe FC, Congo DR.), Gyimah Edwin (Black Aces FC, South Africa), Afriyie Acquah (Parma FC, Italy) and Andre Ayew (Olympic Marseille FC, France) Strikers: Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain FC, UAE), Jordan Ayew (Lorraine FC, France), Abdul Majeed Waris (Spartak Moscow FC, Russia), David Accam (Helsenborg FC, Sweden)
  • Dr Who says:
    August 20, 2014 07:34 pm
    the Uganda players,dont they have clubs attached to their names?