Uganda Cranes depart for Ouagadougou ahead of AFCON 2021 qualifier

first_img Tags: AFCON 20201 QualifiersBurkina FasoRonald MukiibiUganda Cranes The Cranes will play two games in four days. (PHOTO/File)AFCON 2021 QualifierBurkina Faso vs UgandaStade du 4 Aout, OuagadougouWednesday, 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 TuesdayGoalkeepersDennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Robert Odongkara (Horoya AC, Guinea) and Charles Lukwago (KCCA, Uganda)Out-field playersIsaac 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 FasoNico 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.Comments last_img read more