AFCON 2021 Qualifier
Burkina Faso vs Uganda
Stade du 4 Aout, Ouagadougou
Wednesday, 13-11-2019 @10pm.
The Uganda Cranes have on Tuesday morning departed for Ouagadougou ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier away to Burkina Faso.
The Cranes will take on the Stallions on Wednesday night at the Stade du 4 Aout in their opening contest of the qualifiers.
A total of 16 players left Entebbe at around 1am aboard Uganda Airlines and are expected to touch down in Ouagadougou later in the day.
While there, they will be joined by the other 7 players who will connect from their respective countries from which they play professional football.
The team will hold their last training on Tuesday evening.
Uganda will take on Burkina Faso and then fly directly back to Kampala to prepare for their next game, at home to Malawi at the Mandela National Stadium in Namboole this weekend.
The group that left Entebbe on Tuesday
Dennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Robert Odongkara (Horoya AC, Guinea) and Charles Lukwago (KCCA, Uganda)
Isaac Muleme (Viktoria Zizkov, Czech Republic), Joseph Ochaya (TP Mazembe, Democratic Republic of Congo), Murushid Jjuuko (Wydad Casablanca, Morocco), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers, Uganda), Khalid Aucho (Misr Lel Makasa, Egypt), Tadeo Lwanga (Tanta, Egypt), Nicholas Kasozi (KCCA, Uganda), Allan Okello (KCCA, Uganda), Allan Kyambadde (El Gouna, Egypt), Farouk Miya (Konyaspor, Turkey), Emmanuel Arnold Okwi (Ittihad Alexandria, Egypt), Fahad Bayo (Vipers SC)
Connecting straight to Burkina Faso
Nico Wakiro Wadada, Bevis Mugabi, Timothy Denis Awany, Michael Azira, William Kizito Luwagga, Patrick Henry Kaddu, Alexis Bbakka.
Ronald Mukiibi will not be part of the team after ulling out due to injury. The Swedish based defender was initailly part of the summoned 24.