Muwonge releases final team for Beach Soccer Afcon

Uganda is in group A alongside neighbours Tanzania, DR Congo and hosts Senegal.

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2021 Beach soccer Africa cup of Nations Senegal:

23rd – 29th May – Saly city

The head coach Uganda National Beach Soccer Team ( Sand Cranes) Salim Jamal Muwonge has on Tuesday released a list of 15 players who will travel for the 2021 Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations tournament that takes place in Senegal from May 23 to 29 , 2021.

The team leaves on Wednesday morning for West Africa aboard Ethiopian Airlines.

Uganda is in group A alongside neighbours Tanzania, DR Congo and hosts Senegal.

The Sand Cranes which have been in a residential camp at the Fufa Technical Centre in Jinja, will favorably compete according to head coach Muwonge Salim.

“We have had good training for the championship and we expect to compete at the tournament. The players are in the right mood mentally and physically,” he told Fufa media.

The delegation that consists of 15 players and 9 officials, will be led by Fufa Executive Committee member Hamid Juma.

The Team:

Goalkeepers: Meddie Kibirige (St Lawrence University BSC), Nasser Lwamunda (Kiringente BSC), Mutebi Ronald (St Lawrence University BSC)

Defenders: Paul Lule (Buganda Royal BSC), Davis Kasujja (MUBS BSC), Douglas Muganga (MUBS BSC),Byaruhanga Rica (St Lawrence University BSC), Kikonyogo Jonathan (St Lawrence University BSC), Suleiman Ochero (St. Lawrence University BSC)

Forwards: Ismail Kawawulo (MUBS BSC), Baker Lukooya (St Lawrence University BSC),Emmanuel Wasswa (St Lawrence University BSC),Swalley Ssimbwa (St. Lawrence University BSC),Ambrose Kigozi (Buganda Royal BSC), Ronald Magwali (Buganda Royal BSC)

Officials:

Leader of delegation: Hamid Juma

Head coach: Salim Jamal Muwonge

Assistant Coach: Bashir Mutyaba

UBSA Chairman: Deo Mutabazzi

UBSA Delegate: Anthony Tumwesigye

Team Doctor: Ivan Kulika

Team Coordinator: Tonny Ssebagala

Media Officer: Julius Mutebi Bazzeketta

FUFA Secretariat: Isaac Natukunda

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