Cameroon 2019: Uganda Cranes fly to Ethiopia

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A contingent of 23 Uganda Cranes players and officials left for Ethiopia on Thursday afternoon.

The team shall have an international friendly match this Saturday at the Hawassa International stadium.

There are 2 goalkeepers, 5 defenders, 5 midfielders and 5 strikers that left Entebbe International Airport.

Martn Kiiza, Milton Karisa and Aucho Khalid at Entebbe International Airport

Midfielder Crizestom Ntambi will join the team in Addis Ababa.

Uganda Cranes will play Ethiopia this Saturday in Hawassa City, then play Senegal on Tuesday before next Saturday’s group L encounter against Cape Verde Islands.

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), 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)

To join the team in Addis Ababa: Crizestom Ntambi (Jimma Aba Buna, Ethiopia),

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

L-R: Bernard Muwanga, Faruku Miya, Robert Kakeeto and Martin Kiiza at the departure lounge of Entebbe International Airport

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