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AFCON 2023 Qualifier: Micho names traveling Uganda Cranes squad for Niger game

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David GOMBE

Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Sredojevic alias Micho has named the final squad that will face Niger in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations Qualification game.

The named 23 players will depart the country for Morocco on Saturday at 4PM aboard Emirates Airlines.

USA based duo of Ibrahim Kasule and Frank Ssebufu have made the squad.

Goalkeeper Isima Watenga has also made the cut, so as Bevis Mugabi and Isaac Muleme.

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Taddeo Lwanga and Aziz Kayondo are also in the traveling Squad.

Travis Mutyaba, Gift Fred and Isma Mugulusi all miss out from the team to Morocco.

Niger will entertain Uganda at the Grand Stade Marrakech in Morocco on Thursday, 7th September 2023.

The Cranes need to win to stand a chance of progressing to the continental showpiece due in Ivory Coast next year. They will also need to pray Algeria overcomes Tanzania in the other game

Uganda Cranes travelling squad

Goalkeepers

Isima Watenga, Salim Omar Magoola, Nafian Alionzi

Defenders;

Kenneth Semakula, Elvis Bwomono, Abdu Aziizi Kayondo, Isaac Muleme, Halidi Lwaliwa, Bevis Mugabi, Musa Ramathan, Joseph Ochaya

Midfielders;

Khalid Aucho, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Taddeo Lwanga, Milton Karisa, Laban Tibiita, Faruku Miya, Ibrahim Kasule, Moses Waiswa

Forwards;

Rogers Mato, Fahad Bayo, Richard Bassangwa, Frank Ssebufu

Officials

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 Teams 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

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