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AFCON: Mcknistry names a foreign based 20 man squad for South Sudan double header.



Uganda Cranes tactician Johnathan Mcknistry, today’s morning 22nd October 2020 has revealed a 20 man squad list of players, composed of foreign based  for the upcoming African Cup of Nations Qualifiers double header against South Sudan for match day 3 and 4.

Local based players will join the foreign based after assessing their preparedness.

From the training that was held in Dubai at the start of this month, Ikpeazu Uche Mubiru, Denis Onyango, Derrick Nsibambi, and Ronald Mukiibi who missed the camp for different reasons have been named.

And the trio of players, plying their trade in Israel top-flight league, Fahad Bayo, Kizito Luwaga and Timothy Denis Awany have also been included in the 20 man list.

Uganda Cranes will host the first  fixture on 11/11/2020 at St Mary’s stadium Kitende and travel for the  reverse fixture on 16/11/2020 to Kenya were South Sudan football Federation asked to use the Nyayo stadium.

Uganda is leading group B, tied on 4 points with Burkina Faso  but beat them on a goal better difference, Malawi comes third on 3 points and South Sudan at the bottom of the group without a point.

The foreign based  20 man squad.

Goal Keepers.

Denis Onyango ( Mamelodi Sundowns – South Africa)), Magoola Salim Jamal (Al Hilal Omdurman – Sudan)


Joseph Ochaya ( TP Mazembe – DR Congo), Kakuba Alex (CD Cova da piedade – Portugal), Nicolas Wadada (Azam FC – Tanzania), Bwomono Elvis (Southend- England), Mukiibi Ronald ( Ostersund FK – Sweden), Timothy Awany ( SC Ironi Ashdod – Israel).


Mike Azira (Chicago fires – Canada), Aucho Khalid (Mirs Lel Makkasa – Egypt), Kizito Luwaga (Hapoel Kfar Saba- Israel), Miya Farouk (Konyaspor – Turkey).


Nsibambi Derrick (Smouha – Egypt), Allan Kyambade (El Gouna – Egypt), Okello Allan (Paradou – Algeria), Fahad Bayo (SC Ironi Ashdod – Israel), Lubega Edrisa (Paide Linnameeskond – Estonia), Ikpeazu Uche Mubiru (Wycombe Wanderers – England) and Bakka Alexis (Umea FC – Sweden).


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