Milutin Sredojevic, alias Micho, the head coach of the national football team, the Uganda Cranes, has unveiled the final squad that is set to fly to Morocco for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Qualifier match against Niger.
According to Micho, the squad is composed of 23 players who will fly to Morocco on Saturday at 4:00 p.m. aboard Emirates Airlines.
Micho revealed that he is expecting the best out of the selected players because he has done his best to cultivate their potential.
“After days of preparations in Kampala, I believe we are at the best level to go and compete against Niger. We already have two foreign players, Taddeo Lwanga and Abdu Aziizi Kayondo, who have been training with us while the rest will join us in Marrakech,” Micho said ahead of the match.
Below is the Uganda Crane’s travelling squad.
Isima Watenga, Salim Omar Magoola, and Nafian Alionzi
Kenneth Semakula, Elvis Bwomono, Abdu Aziizi Kayondo, Isaac Muleme, Halidi Lwaliwa, Bevis Mugabi, Musa Ramathan, and Joseph Ochaya
Khalid Aucho, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Taddeo Lwanga, Milton Karisa, Laban Tibiita, Faruku Miya, Ibrahim Kasule, and Moses Waiswa
Rogers Mato, Fahad Bayo, Richard Bassangwa, and Frank Ssebufu
Leader of Delegation: Rogers Mulindwa
Head Coach: Milutin Sredojevic
Assistant Coach: Moses Basena
Goalkeeping Coach: Fred Kajoba
Fitness Coach: Arthur Kyesimira
Performance Coach: Franck Plaine
Video Analyst: Behilil Moussa Elhadj
Team Manager: Geoffrey Massa
National Team Officer/Advance Party: Paul Mukatabala
Team Doctor: Emmanuel Nakabago
Team physiotherapist: Ivan Ssewanyana
Equipment Manager: Samuel Mulondo
Equipment Manager: Ayub Balyejjusa
Team Media Officer: Stephen Mayamba
FUFA TV: Ezrah Balaba.
FUFA TV: Umar Ssegane
FUFA Staff: Jarvis Ahumuza
FUFA Delegate: Jamal Ngobi
FUFA Delegate: Walter Okello
Niger will host Uganda at the Grand Stade Marrakech on Thursday, September 7, 2023, to play the final group game for the Uganda Cranes in the 2023 AFCON Qualifiers against Niger.