The Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry has included three graduates from the team that recently won the Cecafa U20 Cup in Tanzania in his provisional CHAN squad.
Ivan Bogere, the tournament’s joint top scorer, midfielder Bobosi Byaruhanga and left back Aziz Kayongo are among the 28 players summoned by McKinstry to start the preparations for the 2020 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) tournament that will be hosted by Cameroon in 2021.
In the squad however, there are no KCCA players who are traveling to Rwanda for the CAF Confederation Cup is expected to enter residential camp by Sunday, 20th December 2020.
There are a number of returnees to the team as well including Vipers SC forward Shaban Mohamed, experienced midfielder Tonny Mawejje, defender Murushid Juuko, and goalkeeper Tom Ikara.
The team is expected to enter a residential training camp on December 20 at a venue yet to be confirmed by Fufa.
Goalkeepers: Joel Mutakubwa (Kyetume), Nafian Alionzi (URA), Tom Ikara (Police)
Defenders: Eric Ssenjobe (Police), Aziz Kayondo (Vipers), Derrick Ndahiro (SC Villa),Paul Willa (Vipers), Ashraf Mandela (URA), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers), Musitafa Mujjuzi (Kyetume),Patrick Mbowa (URA),Murushid Juuko (Express), Muhamood Hassan (Police)
Midfielders: Shafiq Kagimu (URA), Tonny Mawejje (Police), Bobosi Byaruhanga (Vipers), Karim Watambala (Vipers), Saidi Kyeyune (URA), Hassan Ssenyonjo (Wakiso Giants)
Forwards: Ben Ocen (Police), Ibrahim Orit (Vipers), Vianne Ssekajjugo (Wakiso Giants), Joseph Ssemujju (BUL), Joackim Ojera (URA), Milton Karisa (Vipers), Stephen Mukwala (URA), Mohamed Shaban (Vipers), Ivan Bogere (Proline)