Micho names final squad for Ethiopia friendly

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The final Uganda Cranes team traveling to Ethiopia for the international friendly match this Saturday was released on Wednesday night.

There are 2 goalkeepers, 5 defenders, 6 midfielders and 5 strikers.

The team was named after the closed door test match with KCCA on Wednesday evening at Namboole.

The contingent will depart on Thursday for Addis Ababa.

Traveling players to Ethiopia:

Goalkeepers: Ismail Watenga (Vipers), Said Keni (Proline)

Defenders: Nicholas Wadada (Vipers), Murushid Juuko (Simba, Tanzania), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Nijemh, Lebanon), Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia), Savio Kabugo (Proline)

Midfielders: Aucho Khalid (Red Star, Serbia), Crizestom Ntambi (Jimma Aba Buna, Ethiopia), Deus Bukenya (Vipers), Martin Kizza (SC Villa), Robert Kakeeto (Aalborg, Denmark),Bernard Muwanga (SC Villa)

Forwards: Emmanuel Okwi (SC Villa), Nelson Senkatuka (Proline), Muhammad Shaban (Onduparaka), Milton Kariisa (Vipers), Faruku Miya (Standard Leige, on loan to Royal Excel Mouscron)

Tentative Programme:

Thursday, 1st June 2017: Departure to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (By Ethiopian Airlines, Flight ET 333)

Friday, 2nd June 2017: Domestic flight to Hawassa City and last training session at Hawassa International stadium

Saturday, 3rd June 2017: International friendly match: Ethiopia Vs Uganda Cranes – Hawassa International stadium (4 p.m)

Sunday, 4th June 2017: Departure to Dakar, Senegal

Tuesday, 6th June 2017: International friendly match: Senegal Vs Uganda Cranes – Dakar (6 p.m)

Wednesday, 7th June 2017: Departure to Praia City

Saturday, 10th June 2017: Cape Verde Vs Uganda Cranes – Praia