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Afcon 2021 Qualifiers: McKinstry Names Squad For Burkina Faso, Malawi Matches

TOTAL AFCON 2021 QUALIFIERS (2019 AFCON Qualifiers – Group B):

  • Wednesday, 13th November 2019: Burkina Faso Vs Uganda Cranes – Ouagadougou
  • Sunday, 17th November 2019: Uganda Cranes Vs Malawi Flames – Mandela National Stadium, Namboole

Tickets for Home game (366 Back to Namboole with Cranes):

*20,000/= (Ordinary), 50,000/= (VIP) & 120,000/= (VVIP)

*Early bird tickets for 15,000/= go on the market on 2nd November 2019 for five days.

The Uganda Cranes Head Coach Jonathan McKinstry (in featured photo) has named the 25 man squad to face Burkina Faso (away) and at home against Malawi on 13th November and 17th November 2019 respectively.

McKinstry addressed the media during the weekly press conference at FUFA House on Wednesday, 30th October 2019.

Flanked by the Ag FUFA President Justus Mugisha and the first vice president Darius Mugoye, McKinstry also released the training program before the team will depart for Burkina Faso (via a chartered flight aboard Uganda Airlines).

Mugisha confirmed the entire backroom staff for McKinstry that has Abdallah Mubiru and Livingstone Mbabazi as the first and second assistants respectively.

Ag. FUFA President Justus Mugisha addresses the media on Wednesday, 30th November 2019 at FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala

Fred Kajoba is maintained as goalkeeping coach, Ayub Balyejusa is the equipment manager and Geofrey Massa as the team coordinator.

The same press conference was also graced by the FUFA Deputy CEO in charge of Football Decolas Kiiza, Hamid Juma (FUFA Executive Committee member) and Patrick Ntege Kaweesa (national teams manager).

The early bird tickets for the home game on 17th November 2019 will go to the market on 2nd November 2019.

The full training programme will be confirmed.

Goalkeepers:

Dennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Robert Odongkara (Horoya AC, Guinea), Charles Lukwago (KCCA, Uganda)

Defenders:

Ronald Mukiibi (Ostersunds FK, Sweden), Nico Wakiro Wadada (Azam, Tanzania), Bevis Mugabi (Motherwell, Scotland), Murushid Jjuuko (Wydad Casablanca, Morocco), Timothy Denis Awany (Sport Club Ironi Ashdod, Israel), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers, Uganda), Isaac Muleme (Viktoria Zizkov, Czech Republic), Joseph Ochaya (TP Mazembe, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Midfielders:

Michael Azira (Chicago Fire, USA), Khalid Aucho (Misr Lel Makasa, Egypt), Tadeo Lwanga (Tanta, Egypt), Nicholas Kasozi (KCCA, Uganda), Allan Okello (KCCA, Uganda), Allan Kyambadde (El Gouna, Egypt)

Forwards:

Emmanuel Arnold Okwi (Ittihad Alexandria, Egypt), Patrick Henry Kaddu (RS Berkane, Morocco), Alexis Bbakka (Carlstad United BK, Sweden), Fahad Bayo (Vipers, Uganda), Farouk Miya (Konyaspor, Turkey), Abdu Lumala (Pyramids, Egypt), William Kizito Luwagga (Shakhter Karaganda, Kazahstan)

Technical Department:

Head Coach: Jonathan McKinstry

1st Assistant Coach: Abdallah Mubiru

2nd Assistant Coach: Livingstone Mbabazi

Fitness Coach: Alexander McCarthy

Goalkeeping Coach: Fred Kajoba

Equipment Manager: Ayub Balyejusa

Team Coordinator: Geofrey Massa

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