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Profiles Of The Uganda Sand Cranes Players At AFCON Beach Soccer Finals in Senegal

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DAKAR, Senegal

Thirteen (13) out of the 15 man Uganda Sand Cranes  Squad in Senegal  are products of the Uganda National  Beach League that has been in existence for the last 10 years now and bounded together with COPA Dar es salaam competition held in Tanzania annually . Three players Kigozi Ambrose , Kikonyongo  Jonathan ,  and Mutebi Ronald  are the only new youngsters on the team who have never tested Beach Soccer on the National team .

However over the last 6 years, Uganda Beach Soccer Association  has achieved remarkable success  in the league development after establishing a stable league committee over the stewardship of Bashir Mutyaba as the technical director .

It is the first time Uganda Sand Cranes  is competing in the AFCON Beach  Finals.

We bring you profiles of the 15 players in Saly, Senegal ready for action from 23rd May– 29th May 2021.

Association: Ugandan Football Federation (FUFA)

Nickname: The Sand Cranes

Coach: Salim Jamal Muwonge

List of players

Bib: N ° 1

Name: Ronald Mutebi

Date of birth: 18.08.1993

Name on jersey: Mutebi

Club: ST Lawrence university BSC, Uganda

Position: Goalkeeper

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Bib: N ° 2

Name: Isma Kawawulo

Date of birth: 01.12.1993

Name on jersey: Kawawulo

Club: MUBS BSC, Uganda

Position: Defender

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Bib: N ° 3

Name: Paul Lule

Date of birth: 09.26.1993

Name on jersey: Lule

Club: Buganda royal BSC, Uganda

Position: Defender

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Bib: N ° 4

Name: Sulaiman Ochero

Date of birth: 11.26.1994

Name on jersey: Ochero

Club: St Lawrence University BSC, Uganda

Position: Defender

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Bib: N ° 5

Name: Rica Byaruhanga

Date of birth: 05.17.1991

Name on jersey: Byaruhanga

Club: St Lawrence University BSC, Uganda

Position: Defender

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Bib: N ° 6

Name: Davis Kasujja

Date of birth: 09.10.1993

Name on jersey: Kasujja

Club: MUBS BSC, Uganda

Position: Defender

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Bib: N ° 7

Name: Douglas Muganga

Date of birth: 13.08.1994

Name on jersey: Muganga

Club: MUBS BSC, Uganda

Position: Defender

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Bib: N ° 8

Name: Emmanuel Alex Wasswa

Date of birth: 03.01.1993

Name on jersey: Wasswa

Club: St Lawrence University BSC, Uganda

Position: Forward

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Bib: N ° 9

Name: Swaleh Ssimbwa

Date of birth: 30.06.1995

Name on jersey: Ssimbwa

Club: St Lawrence University BSC, Uganda

Position: Forward

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Bib: N ° 10

Name: Baker Lukooya

Date of birth: 22.12.1996

Name on jersey: Lukooya

Club: St Lawrence University BSC, Uganda

Position: Forward

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Bib: N ° 11

Name: Ambrose Kigozi

Date of birth: 13.08.1996

Name on jersey: Kigozi

Club: Buganda Royal BSC, Uganda

Position: Forward

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Bib: N ° 12

Name: Kibirige Meddie

Date of birth: 25.10.1996

Name on jersey: Kibirige

Club: St Lawrence University BSC, Uganda

Position: Goalkeeper

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Bib: N ° 13

Name: Ronald Magwali

Date of birth: 11.03.1990

Name on jersey: Magwali

Club: Buganda Royal BSC, Uganda

Position: Forward

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Bib: N ° 14

Name: Jonathan Kikonyogo

Date of birth: 13.10.1992

Name on jersey: Kikonyogo

Club: St Lawrence University BSC, Uganda

Position: Forward

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Bib: N ° 15

Name: Nasser Lwamunda

Date of birth: 12.06.1990

Name on jersey: Lwamunda

Club: Kiringente BSC, Uganda

Position: Goalkeeper

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