A strong 34 man Uganda Cranes delegation departed for Egypt from Entebbe International Airport on Sunday early morning at 4 a.m aboard Egypt Air.

All the players and officials on board have the strong belief of pulling off a great performance away from home.

Head coach Moses Basena disclosed that all the players are physically and psychologically fit enough and expects a brave performance away from home come the return leg.

“We have left for Egypt with very high hopes of a good performance. Playing away from home is completely a different setting but we are ready for the battle” Basena told www.fufa.co.ug at Entebbe International Airport.

FUFA Executive committee member Hamid Juma is the head of delegation.

FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo also traveled with the team to the North African Country for the match that will be relied live on 102.1 FUFA f.m.


Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango, Ismail Watenga, Benjamin Ochan

Other Squad Members: Nico Wakiro Wadada, Godfrey Walusimbi, Isaac Isinde, Murushid Juuko, Wasswa Hassan Mawanda, Khalid Aucho, Emmanuel Arnold Okwi, Faruku Miya, Derrick Nsibambi,  Joseph Benson Ochaya, Bernard Muwanga, Ivan Ntege, Muzamiru Mutyaba, William Luwagga Kizito, Milton Karisa, Isaac Muleme and Geoffrey Serunkuma.

FUFA President-Eng. Moses Magogo

L.O.D: Hamid Juma-Executive Committee Member

Technical: Moses Basena, Matia Lule, Fred Kajoba, Ibrahim Sekagya

Medical Team: Dr. Ronald Kisolo, Ivan Ssewanyana (Physiotherapist)

Team Coordinator: Muyinda Cris-

Communications Manager: Ahmed Hussein

102.1 FUFA fm commentator: Abu Zikusooka

Tabu Santos (Northern Region FA Delegate), Deo Mutabazi (Beach Soccer Delegate/Chairman Uganda Beach Soccer Association), Sumaya Kiwanuka (PAP).