Uganda Cranes embark on title defence mission ahead of Burundi CECAFA Match

  • UG Cranes players during final training


    Uganda Cranes Vs Burundi – Kakamega (3 p.m)

Uganda Cranes held their final training session on Sunday evening at  Bukhungu stadium in Kakamega ahead of the first CECAFA game against Burundi on Monday.

All players are fit and ready for action as the tournament record winners (with 14 titles) look forward to claiming another title.

“Everything is moving on as planned. My only worry is for some of the youngsters on the team who may get stage fright. We are ready for the successful CECAFA defence” Basena noted.

Uganda is also the tournament defending champion from the last edition played in Ethiopia (2015).

The Uganda Cranes Final Contingent to Kenya for the CECAFA 2017.

Goalkeepers: Isma Watenga (Vipers SC), Benjamin Ochan (KCCA FC), Ikara Tom (Kirinya Jinja SS)

Others: Wadada Nicholas (Vipers SC), Joseph Nsubuga (Sc Villa Jogoo), Isaac Muleme (KCCA FC), Aggrey Madoi (Police FC), Timothy Awanyi (KCCA FC), Shafiq Bakaki (Vipers SC), Bernard Muwanga (Sc Villa Jogoo), Tom Masiko (Vipers SC), Tadeo Lwanga (Vipers SC), Mutyaba Muzamiru (KCCA FC), Karisa Milton (Vipers SC), Mucureezi Paul (KCCA FC), Allan Kateregga (KCCA FC), Allan Kyambadde (Sc Villa Jogoo), Nelson Senkatuka (Bright Stars FC), Derick Nsibambi (KCCA FC), Hood Kaweesa (Police FC), Saddam Juma (KCCA FC), Daniel Isiagi (Proline FC).


  • Leader of Delegation: Chris Kalibala
  • Head coach: Moses Basena
  • Assistant Coach: Wasswa Bbosa
  • Goalkeeping Coach: Fred Kajoba
  • Team Doctor: Ronald Kisolo
  • Team Coordinator: Jospeh Kasana
  • Media Officer: Lawrence Bwanika
  • Kits Manager: Saidi Lugolobi

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