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Byekwaso summons 40 players ahead of CECAFA Challenge Cup

Coach Morley Byekwaso has summoned a 40-man squad for the upcoming CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup. The tournament will be taking place this year between 3rd to 18th July in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The tournament will feature players under the age of 23 from the difference CECAFA region member-nations as per rules set in CECAFA Meeting in March this year, however the rules also allows any team to field any three players above that age to take part in any team..

Goalkeepers Watenga Ismail (Chippa United FC) and Charles Lukwago (KCCA FC), Striker Yunus Ssentamu (Vipers SC), defender Murushid Juuko (Express FC) and midfielder Saidi Kyeyune (unattached) are the over the bar players from whom the three senior players will be named from.

The provision team of 40 players, from whom the final squad of 23 players will be chosen includes:

Goalkeepers

Watenga Ismail (Chippa United FC), Lukwago Charles (KCCA FC), Otim Dennis (Express FC), Keni Saidi (SC Villa), Kibowa Eric (UPDF FC), Matovu Hassan Muyomba (KCCA FC).

Defenders

Kizito Mugweri Gavin (SC Villa), Begisa James Penz (UPDF FC), Walusimbi Enock (Express FC), Kayondo Abdu Aziizi (Vipers SC), Ndahiro Derrick (SC Villa), Kaddu George (Wakiso Giants FC), Juuko Murushid (Express FC), Musa Ramathan (KCCA FC), Ssemakula Kenneth (BUL FC), Magambo Peter (KCCA FC), Mukundane Hillary (Mbarara City FC).

Midfielders

Byaruhanga Bobosi (Vipers SC), Kiggundu Derrick (Soltilo Bright Stars FC), Watambala Abdul Karim (Vipers SC), Kyeyune Saidi (Unattached), Sserwadda Steven (KCCA FC), Ssenyonjo Hassan ( Wakiso Giants FC), Anukani Bright (KCCA FC), Mugulusi Isam (Busoga United FC), Kabonge Nicholas ( SC Villa), Salim Abdallah (SC Villa).

Forwards

Bogere Ivan (Wakiso Giants FC), Masereka Saddam (SC Villa), Poloto Julius (KCCA FC), Basangwa Richard (Vipers SC), Yiga Nagib (Vipers SC), Kiwanuka Hakim (Proline FC), Ssentamu Yunus (Vipers SC), Kakooza Derrick (Police FC), Ssenyonjo Samuel (KCCA FC), Anaku Sadat (KCCA FC), Ssebufu Frank (Wakiso Giants FC), Kambale Eric Kenzo (Express FC) and Lwanga Charles (KCCA FC).

Officials

Byekwaso Morley – Head Coach
Massa Simeon – Assistant Coach
Kiggundu Stephen Billy – Goalkeeping Coach
Mutyaba Bashir – Team Manager
Ssewanyana Ivan -Team Doctor
Bwanika Lawrence – Media Officer
Mulondo Samuel – Kits Manager

Nasa Tushabe
Nasa Tushabe
A Ugandan Business and Financial News Journalist. Writer and a critic. Reports Entertainment News for Blizz Uganda website.
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