Saudi Arabia vs Uganda
Prince Faisal Bin Abdulaziz Stadium, Riyadh
Monday, 05-07-2021 @7pm
The Uganda Cranes will once again take on Saudi Arabia in a build up game on Monday evening at the Prince Faisal Bin Adulaziz stadium.
The two sides drew 0-0 in the first build up game played at the same venue on Friday, last week.
The two games are part of Uganda’s preparations as they gear up for the upcoming CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup in Ethiopia.
After struggling under the weather conditions in Friday, Cranes coach Morley Byekwaso expects his side to have an improved showing.
“We have had good recovery sessions and everyone is fit for the game on Monday. Byekwaso said on Sunday.
“We expect a better game because we have got used to the hot weather and planned well for this match. We want to go to the CECAFA tournament with pride and confidence.”
The Cranes are expected to complete their camp in Saudi Arabia later this week.
Uganda will try to defend the title they won for a record 15th time, in 2019 in Kampala.
Unlike in the past CECAFA Senior Challenge Cups, this will feature players under the age of 23 with only three over-age individuals allowed to take part for each nation.
Uganda Cranes squad in Saudi Arabia
Charles Lukwago (GK), Enock Walusimbi (Captain), Abdul Azizi Kayondo, Musa Ramathan, Peter Magambo, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Steven Sserwadda, Saidi Kyeyune, Richard Basangwa, Isma Mugulusi, Steven Mukwal. Hassan Matovu (GK), Eric Kibowa (GK), George Kaddu, Najib Yiga, Bright Anukani, Karim Watambala, Samuel Ssenyonjo, Derrick Kakooza, Salim Abdallah, Julius Poloto, Kenneth Ssemakula, Saddam Masereka