KAMPALA, (Xinhua) --
Uganda Cranes interim coach Moses
Basena named Tuesday the squad that will take part in
the regional Council for Eastern and Central African
Football Association Cup.
named a strong side because these are the players who
have been performing well in the Azam Uganda Premier
League,” Basena said.
won the event in 2015 in Ethiopia, will host the
regional event on Dec. 3-17 in Kakamega, Kisumu and
One of the
surprise select is Tanzania-based defender Murushid
Juuko, who plays for Simba SC.
Isiagi, 20, said he is excited to make the grade for the
“I will keep
working hard so that I impress the technical bench,”
said Isiagi, who plays for local side Proline FC.
in Group B with Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Burundi and South
Sudan. The Cranes will open their campaign against
Zimbabwe on Dec. 4.
Isma Watenga (Vipers SC), Benjamin Ochan (KCCA FC),
Ikara Tom (Kirinya Jinja SS).
Nicholas Wadada (Vipers SC), Joseph Nsubuga (SC Villa),
Isaac Muleme (KCCA FC), Aggrey Madoi (Police FC),
Murushid Juuko (Simba, Tanzania), Timothy Awanyi (KCCA
FC), Savio Kabugo (Proline FC), Bernard Muwanga (SC
Tom Masiko (Vipers SC), Muzamiru Mutyaba (KCCA FC),
Tadeo Lwanga (Vipers SC), Stephen Mugisha (Police FC),
Milton Karisa (Vipers SC), Paul Mucureezi (KCCA FC),
Allan Kateregga (KCCA FC), Allan Kyambadde (SC Villa)
Nelson Senkatuka (Bright Stars FC), Derick Nsibambi (KCCA
FC), Hood Kaweesa (Police FC), Seif Batte Seif (Bright
Stars FC), Juma Saddam (KCCA FC), Daniel Isiagi (Proline
FC), Methodious Basse (Mbarara City FC).