By David Gombe
11th June 2019
Uganda Cranes head coach Sebastien Desabre has finally named his final 23-man squad that will battle in the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) slated for June 21st to July 19th in Egypt.
The final team has been named at the training session in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
It includes; Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Jamal Salim Magoola (Al Hilal, Sudan), Robert Odongkara (Adama City FC, Ethiopia)
Defenders: Bevis Mugabi (Yeovil Town, England), Nicholas Wakiro Wadada (Azam FC, Tanzania), Timothy Denis Awany (KCCA FC, Uganda), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Unattached), Ronald Ddungu Mukiibi (Ostersunds, Sweden), Murushid Juuko (Simba, Tanzania), Godfrey Walusimbi (Unattached), Isaac Muleme (FK Viktoria Zizkov, Czech Republic), Joseph Ochaya (TP Mazembe, DR Congo)
While those dropped include; KCCA FC midfielder Saddam Juma Ibrahim, Krizestom Ntambi (Coffee FC, Ethiopia), Swedish based Alexis Bakka and Midfielder Moses Waiswa
The Uganda Cranes are pooled alongside DR Congo, Zimbabwe and hosts Egypt in Group A, 2019 Afcon tournament.
Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi are the other teams besides Uganda that have qualified from the Council for East and Central African Football Associations (Cecafa).