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Local based players flying out tonight to link up with foreign based players for Cranes Dubai camp.

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Uganda Cranes contingent headed by Mr Kalema Ronnie was supposed to fly out aboard Emirates plane on 4th October 2020 but failed to get travel clearance to United Arab Emirates for the Dubai.

The local based players and officials decided to return back to Paradise Hotel were they were residing.

Players together with their head coach, Johnathan Mcknistry have been holding training sessions at KCCA FC owned stadium, StarTimes.

Official communication from the Federation is indicating that the local based contingent will be flying today’s night at 9pm w to Dubai to link up with their colleagues who are  already in Dubai.

The camp was set to last for 10 days but with  delays, the days will reduce.

Among the 26 players who were named by Mcknistry to be in the camp, only 25 are expected to in the camp after Derrick Nsibambi opting out due to the injury he sustained over the weekend.

Eight players are already in Dubai.

“Update: The local based @UgandaCranes players will fly out tonight (9 PM) aboard @Emirates Airlines.

8 foreign based players already in Dubai for the camp are; Jayden Onen, Elvis Bwomono, @B_M321, Joseph Ochaya, Nicholas Wadada, Allan Kyambadde, Jamal Salim, @FaroukMiya.” FUFA tweeted.

Players expected to be in camp.

Goalkeepers:

Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Salim Jamal Magoola (Al Hilal Omdurman, Sudan), Joel Mutakubwa (Kyetume, Uganda), Charles Lukwago (KCCA, Uganda),

Defenders:

Joseph Ochaya (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Alex Kakuba (Desportivo Cova De Piedade, Portugal), Elvis Bwomono (Southend, United, England), Nicholas Wadada (Azam, Tanzania), Bevis Mugabi (Motherwell, Scotland), Samuel Kato (KCCA, Uganda), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers, Uganda), Patrick Mbowa (URA, Uganda)

Midfielders:

Shafiq Kagimu (URA, Uganda), Karim Watambala (Vipers, Uganda), Saidi Kyeyune (URA, Uganda), Allan Kateregga (Erbil, Iraq), Farouk Miya (Konyaspor, Turkey), Allan Kyambadde (El Gouna, Egypt), Ibrahim Orit (Vipers, Uganda), Jayden Onen (Reading, England), David Owori (SC Villa, Uganda), Bright Anukani (KCCA, Uganda)

Forwards:

Milton Karisa (Vipers, Uganda), Alexis Bbakka (Umea, Sweden), Edrisa Lubega (Paide Linnameeskond, Estonia)

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