Head coach Morley Byekwaso has named his final 20 man squad for the CECAFA U20 tournament to be hosted in Gulu and FUFA Technical Centre Njeru.
The team had light drills on Wednesday morning in Njeru in preparation for their trip to Gulu on Thursday morning.
They are expected to arrive in the Northern town of Uganda at 10am. Uganda is in Group A with Eritrea, Djibouti and Burundi.
Uganda’s opening match is on Saturday 21st September at Pece Stadium against Eritrea at 4pm.
The Uganda U20 Hippos Squad to Gulu
Goal Keepers: Jack Komakech (Soccer for Good), Dennis Otim (Mbarara FC) & Patrick Mubiru (B stars)
Defenders: Kevin Ssekimbegga (Express FC), Justine Opiro(KCCA JT), Aziz Kayondo (Vipers SC), Robert Kitabalwa (St Mary’s Kitende), Gavin Kizito Mugweri (SC Villa), Kenneth Semakula (Busoga United), Derrick Kigundu (Buddo SS),
Midfielders: Joseph Kafumbe (KCCA FC), Davis Ssekajja (B Stars), Hassan Senyonjo (Wakiso Giants), Bright Anukani (Proline FC(, Steven Sserwadda (KCCA FC)
Forwards: Sadat Anaku (KCCA FC), Isma Mugulusi (Busoga Utd), Ivan Bogere (Proline FC), Ivan Asaba (St Mary’s Kitende), Maseruka Sadam (Bul FC), Najib Yiga (Vipers JT)
The team left for Gulu on Thursday morning.