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Chan Qualifiers: Five dropped as Mubiru shapes Cranes squad for Burundi

Uganda Cranes head coach Abdalla Mubiru has today dropped five players ahead of the team’s 2020 CHAN qualification game against Burundi.

Uganda Cranes will pay a visit to Burundi on Saturday 21st September in Bujumbura for the first leg tie of the final qualification round ahead of their return leg in Kampala.

The five dropped players are Ghadafi Wahab (Onduparaka), goalkeeper Joel Mutakubwa (Kyetume), right back Eddy Kampapa (Maroons), Samson Andrew (Police), and right back Ashraf Mandela (URA FC).

The new development comes days after goalie Saidi Keni and Lubega Torres were replaced by James Alitho and Joel Madondo respectively.

Coach Mubiru will furthermore trim the squad to 18 players for the traveling contingent to Bujumbura.

The team has left Kampala for FUFA Technical Center in Jinja for a residential camp where they will play a friendly match with the U-20 Uganda Hippos.

The final 18-man squad will depart for Burundi on Thursday.

The remaining players

Goalkeepers

Lukwago Charles (KCCA FC), Mugabi Yasin (Wakiso Giants Fc), Alitho James (URA)

Defenders

Willa Paul (Vipers SC), Mustafa Mujuzi (Proline FC), Kizza Mustafa (KCCA FC), Revita John (KCCA FC), Lwaliwa Halid (Vipers SC), Mbowa Paul (URA FC), Galiwango Arafat (Police FC), Benson Tahomera (Kyetume FC).

Midfielders

Paul Mucureezi (Mbarara City FC), Kasozi Nicolas (KCCA FC), Mutyaba Muzamir (KCCA FC), Vianney Sekajugo (Wakiso Giants FC), Sulaiman Mutyaba (KCCA FC), Kagimu Shafiq (URA FC), Kayiwa Allan (Vipers SC), Okello Allan (KCCA FC), Bright Anukani (Proline FC), Sam Kintu (Proline FC), Kyeyune Saidi (URA FC), Owori David ( SC Villa ), Ssozi Yusuf ( Police FC).

Strikers

Bayo Fahad (Vipers SC), Sserunkuma Daniel (Vipers SC), Joel Madondo (Busoga United).

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