Moments after taking on the position of Uganda Sand Cranes head coach, Salim Muwonge released a squad of 20 players who started training  ahead of AFCON Beach Soccer qualifier match against Ivory Coast on 9th September 2018.

The training started on Thursday 23rd August and has so far been conducted for six days.

While speaking to the media, Muwonge shared the efforts so far endeavored towards the big task ahead for his side.

‘We summoned 20 players and 15 have attended so far. Most of the summoned players are midfielders because we want to create more scoring opportunities against our opponents.

Our main emphasis at the moment is set on endurance and tactical setup  as we prepare for the game’ said Muwonge.

Team Captain Katwe Allan commended the work done by the coaches in the six days of non residential training so far.

‘We have so far trained for six days. It has been good,we have been working on our endurance since it has a huge baring on the results.  All of us as players are in good condition. We are only looking forward to putting into practice the skills we are learning’ said Katwe