Uganda coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has named a provisional squad for the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) 2016 due in Rwanda next month.
Uganda are in group D together Zimbabwe, Zambia and Mali.
A bulk of the team is comprised of players that successfully won the 14th CECAFA Senior challenge cup in Ethiopia.
A final squad of 23 will be named after the second of the two friendly games against Cameroon on January 13th.
GOAL-KEEPERS: Douglas Kisembo (Police F.C), James Alitho (Vipers), Ismail Watenga (Vipers) and Mathias Kigonya (Bright Stars F.C)
DEFENDERS: Joseph Nsubuga (Bright Stars F.C), Deus Bukenya (Vipers), Isaac Muleme (SC Villa Jogoo), Yesseri Waibi (SC Villa), Hassan Wasswa Dazo (KCCA F.C), Shafiki Bakaki (Vipers), Ibrahim Kiyemba (Lweza), Ayub Ibrahim Kizza F.C(Express), Sadat Kyambadde (Police F.C), Timothy Musinguzi (Soana F.C), Timothy Awani (KCCA F.C), Dennis Okot (KCCA F.C), Richard Kasagga (URA F.C), Benard Muwanga (Bright Stars F.C), Joseph Ochaya (KCCA F.C)
MIDFIELDERS: Ambrose Kirya (SC Villa), Kezironi Kizito (Vipers S.C), Rahmat Ssenfuka (Police), Andrew Basoma (Sadolin Paints), Francis Olaki (Soana F.C), Milton Karisa (BUL F.C), Mike Ndera (BUL F.C), Farouk Kawooya (Sports Club Victoria University), Martin Kizza (SC Villa Jogoo), Ivan Ntege (KCCA F.C), Muzamiru Mutyaba (KCCA F.C)
STRIKERS: Robert Sentongo (URA F.C), Geofrey Sserunkuma (Lweza F.C), Frank Kalanda (URA F.C), Karim Ndugwa (SC Villa Jogoo), Edris Lubega (Proline Soccer Academy), Nelson Ssenkatuka (KCCA F.C), Richard Wandyaka (Jinja Municipal Council Hippos F.C), Ceasar Okhuti (Express F.C), Faruku Miya (Vipers S.C), Erisa Ssekisambu (Vipers S.C), Tonny Odur (Express)
4th CHAN Championship: Rwanda (16th January – 6th February 2016 )
A:Rwanda, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Gabon
B:DRC, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Angola
C:Tunisia, Guinea, Niger, Nigeria
D:Zimbabwe, Zambia, Uganda, Mali