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Johnathan McKinistry.

The final Uganda Cranes 25 man CHAN team that was summoned yesterday by head coach Johnathan McKinistry has set off for Cameroon on Monday afternoon at 3pm.This group of players and delegates has left this early to take part in the Pre- CHAN tournament that will start on January 1st and end on the 7th.

From left to right, Tony Mawejje, Bobosi Byaruhanga and Ojera

This group of players has no one from KCCA because of the COVID-19 situation some and for the others who are COVID-19 free, they will join the team after their CAF Confenderation Cup fixture against AS Kigali. For the previous incident with Fred Kajoba, he was replaced by Sadiq Wasswa the former Ugandan international as the goal keeping coach.

The Pre-CHAN tournament will involve hosts Cameroon and Uganda will also have some other nations like Niger and Zambia.

Traveling Delegation:


  • Goal Keepers : Tom Ikara(POLICE FC), Joel Mutakubwa(KYETUME FC), Nafian Alionzi (URA FC)Defenders : Halid Lwaliwa(VIPERS SC), Mustapha Mujuzi(KYETUME FC), Eric Ssenjobe(POLICE FC), Aziz Kayondo(VIPERS SC), Paul Willa(VIPERS SC), Ashraf Mandela(URA FC), Patrick Mbowa(URA FC), Muhamed Hassan(POLICE FC).
  • Midfielders : Shafiq Kagimu(URA FC), Tony Mawejje(POLICE FC), Bobosi Byaruhanga(VIPERS SC), Karim Watambala(VIPERS SC), Saidi Kyeyune(URA FC), Hassan Ssenyonjo(WAKISO GIANTS FC).
  • Forwards : Ben Ocen, Ibrahim Orit(VIPERS SC), Vianne Ssekajjugo(WAKISO GIANTS FC), Joeph Ssemujju(BUL FC), Joackim Ojera(URA FC), Milton Karisa(VIPERS SC), Stephen Mukwala(URA FC), Mohamed Shaban(VIPERS SC).

Officals :

  • Leader of Delegation: Hamid Juma
  • Head Coach: Johnathan McKinstry
  • Assistant Coaches: Abdallah Mubiru Charles Livingstone Mbabazi
  • Performance Coach: Alexander McCarthy
  • Goalkeeping Coach: Sadiq Wassa
  • Sports Scientist: Felix Ayobo
  • Doctors: Dr. Emmanuel Nakabago and Dr. Opika Opoka
  • Media: Hussein Marsha Ahmed
  • Team manager: Geoffrey Massa
  • Equipment managers: Samuel Hassan Mulondo & Ayub Balyejusa
  • Team Coordinator: Paul Mukatabala
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Mugalu Jeremiah

Audio- Visual Journalist / Sports Writer / Motivational speaker / BALL IS MY DRUG

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