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April 23, 2024

Abasi Kyeyune makes it to the final Uganda U20 traveling squad.  

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Abasi Kyeyune (L) at the Entebbe international airport getting ready for the flight with teammates to Sudan.

The UPDF FC skillful young forward in Abasi Kyeyune has made it to the final 24-man squad of the Uganda hippos (U20) traveling to Sudan for the AFCON U20 zonal qualifiers. 

Uganda Hippos (U20) interim head coach Jackson Mayanja has revealed his final 24-man squad traveling to Sudan ahead of the CECAFA AFCON U20 Zonal Qualifiers.

The team flew out of the country on Wednesday morning aboard Ethiopian Airlines.

The hippos are in group B along Tanzania and Ethiopia.

They will open the defense of their title on Saturday 29th October against Tanzania at Al Hilal Stadium.

They will then rest for six days before playing their second tie against Ethiopia on 5th November at Al Hilal Stadium.

The leader from group A will face the runners-up from group B and vice versa.

The Uganda hippos (U20) will be captained by Ismail Mugulusi.

Traveling Squad 

Goalkeepers

Kamya Shamulan-Bright Stars FC,  Abdu Magada-Gaddafi FC, Ssenyondwa Denis Kaala- URA FC

Defenders

Ibrahim Juma- FC Leganes, Samson Kasozi-UPDF FC, Opiru Justine-URA FC, Ronald Madoi- Wakiso Giants FC, Mukisa Simon- UPDF FC, Ssemayange Simon Kato-Bright Stars FC, Lukwago Haruna -KCCA FC, Rogers Torach- Vipers SC

Midfielders

Allan Kiggundu- BUL FC, Katongole Frank-St Mary’s Kitende, Mugulusi Isma- Makedonikos FC, Greece, Nyanzi Marvin- Wakiso Giants FC, Wabyoona Faisal- KCCA FC, Thomas Kakaire- Mbarara City FC, Bugembe Issa- Bright Stars, Titus Ssematimba- Wakiso Giants FC

Forwards

Kyeyune Abbas- UPDF FC, Umar Lutalo- SC Villa, Muhammad Nsereko- SC Villa, Kasinde Ibrahim- Bright Stars FC, Mugisha Rogers-UPDF FC

Team Officials:

Hamid Juma (Leader of Delegation)

Mayanja Jackson (Head Coach)

Simeon Masaba (Assistant coach)

Kiberu Mubarak-Goalkeeping coach

Mutyaba Bashir-Team manager 

Gumisiriza Michael-Team Doctor

Ronald Lusulire-Team Media Officer

Bumpemje Frank- Kitsman

Oryem Jolly Joe Innocent- Delegate (Northern Region FA)

The competitions will take place between 28th October- 11th November 2022.

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