2017 AFCON Qualifiers: Uganda Cranes playing away to Comoros

2017 AFCON Qualifiers: Uganda Cranes playing away to Comoros

Victory for Coach Mulitin ‘Micho’ Sredojević ‘s side will see them gun maximum points from two games in the for the 2017 AFCON qualifiers .Uganda Cranes play the groups’ under dogs Comoros at Mitsamiouli stadium in Moroni. The Cranes opened the campaign beating Botswana 2-0 in June at Namboole.

In terms of this outing against Comoros, Micho has urged his players to continue their winning streak saying ‘ It is paramount that before we face Burkina Faso, we need to have maximum points”.

With no injury concerns of the 18 players squad available for selection, Micho will have to decide between services of two experienced midfielders, Tonny Mawejje from Thróttur Reykjavík, Iceland, and Aucho Khalid from Gor Mahia, Kenya.

The Serb will depend on the Cranes’ long serving stricker Godfrey Massa who scored in the 2017 AFCON qualifiers campaign opener assisted by Brian Umony to hunt for the goals to demolish the Comoros islanders.
Denis Iguma (Al Ahed, Lebanon), Joseph Ochaya (KCCA, Uganda), Murushid Juuko (Simba, Tanzania), Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Richard Kasagga Jjuuko (URA, Uganda), Isaac Isinde (St George) are available for the defensive role for Uganda.
Stopper Denis Onyanga is expected at his best as the Cranes seek to maintain a clean sheet from the two games.

The host will bank their hopes on Nadjim Abdou the 2011-12 Millwall player and French based Stricker Ahmed Mogni who plays for Paris FC in the 1st division.

Uganda Probable XI: Denis Onyango (GK), Denis Iguma, Richard Kasagga, Isaac Isinde, Godfrey Walusimbi, Khalid Aucho, Tonny Mawejje, William Luwagga Kizito, Brian Umony, Geoffrey Massa (C) and Joseph Ochaya.
Substitutes: Robert Odongkara (GK), Yunus Sentamu, Murushid Jjuuko, Yassar Mugerwa, Ivan Ntege, Muzamir Mutyaba and Farouk Miya

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