KAMPALA – The Uganda football national team, the Cranes are currently beefing up preparations for the upcoming AFCON qualifiers.
The team entered camp at Paradise Hotel after mandatory COVID-19 and will fly out to Dubai for training.
On Saturday, October 3, Iraq based Allan ‘Dancing Rasta’ Katerega joined the squad as the gear up for the training camp in the middle east.
His arrival takes the tally of players currently in camp to 14 with 13 local based.
“Allan Kateregga joined us from Iraq where he was first subjected to the COVID-19 tests before traveling. As we await our own results, the team is upbeat before traveling to Dubai”. Abdallah Mubiru, first assistant coach stated as quoted by FUFA.com.
Uganda will face South Sudan in a double header for a right to take part in next year’s AFCON finals tournament.
The head coach Johnathan McKinstry and his technical team will name final team before the team flies out on Sunday afternoon at 5 pm aboard Emirates Airlines.
The camp has been organized in line with preparations for the 2021 AFCON Qualifiers and the 2020 CHAN Finals to be held in Cameroon next year.
The players in camp
Charles Lukwago (KCCA FC), Joel Mutakubwa (Kyetume FC), Nafian Alionzi (URA FC)
Milton Karisa (Vipers SC), David Owori (Sports Club Villa), Bright Anukani (KCCA FC), Saidi Kyeyune (URA FC), Paul Mbowa (URA FC), Samuel Kato (KCCA FC), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers SC), Ibrahim Orit (Vipers SC), Shafiq Kagimu (URA FC), Karim Watambala (Vipers SC), Allan Kateregga (Ebril SC, Iraq)
Johnathan Mckinstry (Head Coach), Abdallah Mubiru (First Assistant coach), Charles Livingstone Mbabazi (Second Assistant coach), Ibrahim Mugisha (Goalkeeping coach), Nakabago (Team Doctor), Ayub Balyejusa (Equipment Manager), Geoffrey Massa (Team manager), Paul Mukatabala (National Teams Officer), Ronald Lusulire (Media officer).