Uganda and hosts Cameroon will face off in the 2020 Pre-Chan mini tournament on Friday January 1, 2021, it has been confirmed.
According to the fixtures seen by this website, the game will be held at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaounde.
The Uganda Cranes will return in action three days later against Zambia, a side coached by their former coach Mulitin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic. The third and the last game for coach Johnathan Mckinstry’s team will be against Niger on January 7.
The four coaches will use the tournament to test out their provisional squads before naming their final squads.
In the CHAN, Uganda is in Group C with Rwanda, holders Morocco and Togo.
Uganda Cranes Fixtures
Uganda vs Cameroon 1st Jan 2020
Uganda vs Zambia 4th Jan 2021
Uganda vs Niger 7th Jan 2021
Goalkeepers: Tom Ikara (Police), Joel Mutakubwa (Kyetume), Nafian Alionzi (URA)
Defenders: Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers), Musitafa Mujuzi (Kyetume), Patrick Mbowa (URA),Eric Ssenjobe (Police), Aziz Kayondo (Vipers), Paul Willa (Vipers), Ashraf Mandela (URA), Hassan Muhammad (Police)
Midfielders: Tonny Mawejje (Police), Bobosi Byaruhanga (Vipers), Shafiq Kagimu (URA), Karim Watambala (Vipers), Saidi Kyeyune (URA), Hassan Ssenyonjo (Wakiso Giants)
Fowards: Mohamed Shaban (Vipers), Joseph Ssemujju (BUL), Joackim Ojera (URA), Milton Karisa (Vipers), Stephen Mukwala (URA),Ben Ocen (Police), Ibrahim Orit (Vipers), Vianne Ssekajjugo (Wakiso Giants)
Leader of Delegation: Hamid Juma
Head Coach: Johnathan McKinstry
Assistant Coaches: Abdallah Mubiru & Charles Livingstone Mbabazi
Performance Coach: Alexander McCarthy
Goalkeeping Coach: Sadiq Wassa
Sports Scientist: Felix Ayobo
Doctors: Dr. Emmanuel Nakabago and Dr. Opika Opoka
Media: Hussein Marsha Ahmed
Team manager: Geoffrey Massa
Equipment managers: Samuel Hassan Mulondo & Ayub Balyejusa
Team Coordinator: Paul Mukatabala