Micho Confirms Uganda Crane’s Final Squad for 2023 AFCON Qualifier Match


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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.

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