By Watchdog reporter
Uganda Cranes coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevich has named his final 23 for the African Cup of Nations, dropping three home based players.
Micho named Uganda’s team to travel to Gabon after a 2-0 loss in key international friendly against Tunisia today, Wednesday.
Among the dropped include; goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan and midfielder Muzamiru Mutyaba, both for KCCA FC as well as Proline’s Edrisa Lubega.
Uganda Cranes will fly to Dubai for a second training camp after the Tunisia expedition.
In Dubai, they are set to play Slovakia and the reigning African champions, Cote D’Ivoire on the 8th and 11th January 2017 respectively.
Uganda Cranes Final 23 man squad:
Goalkeepers: Salim Jamal (Al Merrikh, Sudan), Robert Odongkara (Saint George, Ethiopia), Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa)
Defenders: Timothy Dennis Awany (KCCA, Uganda), Joseph Ochaya (KCCA), Shafiq Batambuze (Tusker, Kenya), Denis Iguma (Al Ahed, Lebanon), Isaac Isinde (Unattached), Murushid Juuko (Simba, Tanzania), Nicholas Wadada (Vipers, Uganda)
Midfielders: Khalid Aucho (Baroka, South Africa), Mike Azira (Colorado Rapids, USA), Geoffrey Kizito (Than Quang Ninh, Vietnam), William Luwagga Kizito (Rio Ave, Portugal), Tony Mawejje (Thotur, Iceland), Hassan Wasswa (Vipers, Uganda), Moses Oloya (Hanoi T and T, Vietnam), Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia, Kenya)
Strikers: Geoffrey Massa (Baroka, South Africa), Faruku Miya (Standard Liege, Belgium), Yunus Sentamu (Ilves, Finland), Geoffrey Sserunkuma (KCCA, Uganda), Muhammed Shaban (Onduparaka, Uganda)
Head Coach: Milutin Sredojevic (Serbia)
Assistant Coach: Moses Basena (Uganda)
Goalkeeping Coach: Fred Kajoba (Uganda)
Team Doctor: Ronald Kisolo (Uganda)
Team Physio: Ivan Ssewanyana (Uganda)