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AFCON Qualifiers 2023: Coach Micho Names Final Squad For Algeria Encounter

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TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers 2023
Group F
Matchday 5
Sunday, 18th June
Uganda vs Algeria
Japoma Stadium, Douala

Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Sredojevic has named the squad that will face Algeria in the penultimate game of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers.

After ten days of residential training in Kampala, the coach trimmed the team to 23 players that will travel to Cameroon on Friday morning (2:45am).

It should be noted that Uganda Cranes will host Algeria on 18th June 2023 at Japoma Stadium in Douala, Cameroon.

The squad named has three goalkeepers, eight defenders, five midfielders and seven forwards.

In Cameroon, the team will play a friendly game against Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday, 14th June. This will serve as a precursor for the game against Algeria.

Uganda is third in Group F on four points same as Tanzania while Algeria leads the Group on 12 points. Niger is bottom on 2 points.

FUFA Executive Committee member Issa Kakaire Magoola is the Leader of Delegation.

Full Squad

Goalkeepers
Salim Omar Magoola (Richards Bay FC, South Africa), Charles Lukwago (St. George FC, Ethiopia), Nafian Alionzi (URA FC, Uganda)

Defenders
Kenneth Semakula (SC Villa, Uganda), Gavin Kizito (Al Ittihad SC, Egypt), Abdu Azizi Kayondo (CD Leganes, Spain), Joseph Ochaya (Al Makwloon Al Arab, Egypt), Halid Lwaliwa (FK Bregalnica, North Macedonia), Gift Fred (SC Villa, Uganda), Geofrey Wasswa (KCCA FC, Uganda), Rogers Torach (Vipers SC, Uganda)

Midfielders
Khalid Aucho (Yanga SC, Tanzania), Bobosi Byaruganga (FC Austin, USA), Siraje Ssentamu (Vipers SC, Uganda), Moses Waiswa (KCCA FC, Uganda), Isma Mugulusi (Makedonikos FC, Greece)

Forwards
Milton Karisa (Vipers SC, Uganda), Travis Mutyaba (SC Villa, Uganda), Rogers Mato (KCCA FC, Uganda), Faruku Miya (Caykur Rizespor, Turkey), Emmanuel Okwi (Erbil SC, Iraq), Fahad Bayo (MFK Vyškov, Czech Republic), Richard Bassangwa (Wadi Degla SC, Egypt)

Officials

Issa Kakaire Magoola – Leader of Delegation
Milutin Sredojevic – Head Coach
Moses Basena – Assistant Coach
Fred Kajoba Kisitu – Goalkeeping Coach
Arthur Kyesimira – Fitness Coach
El Hadj Moussa Behlil – Video Analyst
Emmanuel Nakabago – Team Doctor
Ivan Ssewanyana – Team Physiotherapist
Samuel Mulondo – Kit Manager
Ahmed Hussein – FUFA Communications Director
Paul Mukatabala Nantulya – National Teams Officer
Goefrey Massa – Team Manager
Ivan Otim – FUFA Tv Producer
Hakimu Matovu – FUFA Tv Producer
Leilah Nankya – FUFA Events Manager

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