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Hassan Wasswa: We are going to defeat Lesotho again

Hassan Wasswa (left) is optimistic the Cranes will overcome Lesotho on Tuesday (file photo)

2019 AFCON Qualifier-Group L

Lesotho vs Uganda

Setsoto Stadium, Maseru

Tuesday, 16-10-2018 @07:00pm

MASERU – After their superb victory on Saturday, vice captain Hassan Wasswa Mawanda is optimistic that the Uganda cranes are going to do a double over Lesotho.

During an interview with the press on Monday, Mawanda assured the nation that the players arrived safely and everyone is ready to face Lesotho.

“We reached safe in Maseru and the boys are set to face Lesotho come Tuesday and we are going to win the game, said Mawanda.

The dread locked player who features for an Egyptian side Tala’a El-Gaish also said that the boys are set to put up fight so that they can qualify and go back to AFCON come next year in Cameroon.

“Our biggest target now is to represent our country in the Nations cup in Cameroon so we are going to put up a fight to see that we win the match on Tuesday, continued the former SC Villa and KCCA player.

Uganda defeated Lesotho 3-0 in the first leg at the Mandela Stadium through Emmanuel Okwi’s brace and a Farouck Miya penalty.

The Cranes lead Group L with seven points while Lesotho are third with two.

The players in Maseru:

Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Jamal Salim (El Meriekh, Sudan), Charles Lukwago (KCCA FC, Uganda)

Defenders: Murushid Juuko (Simba SC, Tanzania), Nico Wakiro Wadada (Azam FC, Tanzania), Godfrey Walusimbi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (El Geish, Egypt), Dennis Iguma (Kazma FC, Kuwait),  Isaac Isinde (Kirinya Jinja SS, Uganda), FC, Isaac Muleme (Haras El Hodood, Egypt), Timothy Denis Awanyi (KCCA FC, Uganda)

Midfielders: Khalid Aucho (Church Hill Brothers, India), Moses Waiswa (Vipers Sc, Uganda), Joseph Benson Ochaya (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Ibrahim Sadam Juma (KCCA FC, Uganda), Tadeo Lwanga (Vipers SC, Uganda), Allan Kateregga (Cape Town City, South Africa), Milton Karisa (MC Oujda, Morocco), Allan Kyambadde (KCCA, Uganda),

Forwards: Edrisa Lubega (SV Ried, Austria), Patrick Kaddu (KCCA FC, Uganda), Faruku Miya (Gorica, Croatia), Emmanuel Okwi (Simba Sports Club, Tanzania), Derrick Nsibambi (Smouha, Egypt).

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