The pre-CHAN mini tournament is set to kick-off on Friday 1st to Thursday 7th January 2021 in Cameroon with only four participating countries including Uganda, Niger, Zambia and hosts Cameroon in Yaounde.
The one-week tournament will help the Nations test out their provisional squads before naming their final squad lists for CHAN slated for 16th January – 7th February 2021.
According to the organizing committee, Uganda Cranes will play against hosts Cameroon in their opening game at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo.
The Cranes will later lock horns with Milutin “Micho” Sredjovic’s side Zambia on Monday next week before finishing their pre-test against Niger four days later.
The Uganda Cranes 25-man squad is currently conducting it’s training sessions at Omnisport Annex2 stadium in Yaounde under the instructions of Jonathan McKinstry.
The Cranes pre-CHAN Tournament Fixtures
• Uganda Vs Cameroon – Friday 1st January
• Uganda Vs Zambia – Monday 4th January
• Uganda Vs Niger – Thursday 7th January
The 25-man Squad in Cameroon
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)