CECAFA U-23 Challenge Cup 2021: Group A
Sunday, 24th July 2021: Uganda Vs Tanzania (2 PM) – Bahir Dar International Stadium – Live on 102.1 FUFA f.m
- Sunday, 18th July 2021: Uganda 0-0 Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Uganda U-23 (Kobs) head coach Morley Byekwaso has named the starting line up against Tanzania in the group A of the 2021 CECAFA Challenge Cup at the Bahir Dar International Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
There are two changes from the team that earned a valuable point during the goal-less group A contest with Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last Sunday.
Midfielder Steven Sserwadda is introduced for Steven Sserwadda who pulled a muscle during the first half against DRC.
Najib Yiga replaces Derrick Kakooza on the front line for the goals.
The rest of the players are maintained in a game that Uganda needs to win so as to qualify for the semi-finals.
Byekwaso expects a hard contest and believes they will break down the Tanzanian team.
‘We saw how Tanzania plays. We shall break them down though it will be a do or die game. My players are ready to give 100 percent in the match’ Byekwaso told www.fufa.co.ug.
The match shall be live on 102.1 FUFA f.m.
Uganda XI Vs Tanzania: Charles Lukwago (G.K), Enock Walusimbi (Captain), Azizi Kayondo, Musa Ramathan, Peter Magambo, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Bright Anukani, Karim Watambala, Julius Poloto, Najib Yiga, Steven Mukwala
Subs: Denis Otim (G.K),Sadam Masereka, Derrick Kakooza, Gavin Kizito,Abdallah Salim, Samuel Ssenyonjo, Ivan Bogere, Steven Sserwadda, Saidi Keni (G.K), George Kaddu, Hakim Kiwanuka
Leader of Delegation: Rogers Byamukama
Head Coach: Morley Byekwaso
Assistant Coach: Simeon Massa
Goalkeeping coach: Steven Billy Kiggundu
Team Manager: Bashir mutyaba
Team Doctor: Emmanuel Nakabago
Kitsman: Samuel Mulondo
Media Officer: Lawrence Bwanika
FUFA Delegate: Isa Musiiwa
FUFA Staff: Edward Kalungi
- Group A: Uganda, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
- Group B: Ethiopia, Burundi, Eritrea
- Group C: Djibouti, South Sudan, Kenya
Sunday, 25th July 2021: Uganda Vs Tanzania (4 PM)