–Unveils travel plans to Uyo via Abuja
Uganda head coach Miltun ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has named a 25-man squad to face the Super Eagles in an international friendly in Uyo.
The Cranes who were a late replacement for Bolivia who pulled of a friendly with Nigeria on Monday will open camping for the game with the home-based players on Saturday at the Philip Omondi Stadium, Lugogo.
They will depart for Adis Ababa on Sunday to link up with foreign-based players invited before heading to Uyo en-route Abuja.
They are expected to hold their first training session on Monday in Abuja before depart for Uyo on Tuesday to have a feel of the ‘Nest of Champions’ pitch.
Seattle Sounders midfielder Azira Mike and Mamelodi Sundowns’ goalkeeper, Denis Onyango, top the list foreign-based professionals invited for the game.
The squad includes:
Goalkeepers: Onyango Denis (Mamelodi Sundowns-South Africa),Odonkara Robert (St. George FC-Ethiopia),Jamal Salim (El Merreikh-Sudan),Watenga Isma (Vipers FC –Uganda).
Defenders: Isinde Isaac (St. George- Ethiopia),Jjuko Murushid (Simba Sc-Tanzania),Kassaga Richard (Salam Zgharta-Lebanon),Nsubuga Joseph (Bright Stars –Uganda),Kiyemba Ibrahim (Lweza Fc-Uganda),Bakaki Shafiq (Express Fc-Uganda),Kakuba Alex (Estoril Praia-Portugal),Walusimbi Godfrey (Gor Mahia- Kenya).
Midfielders: Iguma Denis (Al Ahed- Lebanon),Aucho Khalid (Gor Mahia -Kenya),Kizito Keziron (Vipers FC-Uganda),Tekwo Derrick (Kira Young),Azira Mike (Seattle Sounders-US),Chrizestom Ntambi (Sc Villa-Uganda),Majwega Brian (Azam FC- Tanzania),Luwagga William Kizito (Sporting Covilha –Portugal),Miya Farouk (Vipers FC- Uganda).
Strikers:Massa Geoffrey (Pretoria University –South Africa),Umony Brian (Saint George FC-Ethiopia),Ssentongo Robert (URA FC-Uganda),Edema Patrick (Beira Mar-Portugal).