By Peter Tabu
The Under-23 national football team, Kob have entered residential training ahead of Afcon U-23 qualifier against South Sudan.
The first leg is due Wednesday, November 14 in Kampala while the return leg will be played in Juba on November 20.
Coach Sebastian Desabre, assisted by Wasswa Bbossa and Charles Ayeikoh named the final 23 man squad, currently at the Fufa Technical Centre, Njeru, after a 2-0 loss to their senior counterparts in a warm up friendly on Sunday morning.
The team will hope the creative force of Allan Okello, Kizza Mustapha, Shafiq Kagimu and Julius Poloto with the sharpness of Joel Madondo upfront should be able to unlock South Sudan.
The winner between the two sides will face Tunisa in the second round between March 18 and 26, 2019. Thirteen countries have been handed byes into the second round of the competition that has attracted 43 teams. Egypt will host the finals in 2019.
Tom Ikara (KCCA FC
Saidi Keni (Proline FC)
Mathias Muwanga (Express FC)
Musitafa Mujuzi (Proline Fc)
Hassan Musana (KCCA FC)
Mustafa Kizza (KCCA FC)
Rashid Toha (Onduparaka FC)
Ronald Kigongo (URA FC)
Paul Patrick Mbowa (URA FC)
Geofrey Wasswa(Vipers SC)
Lawrence Bukenya (KCCA FC)
Bashir Asiku (Vipers SC)
Abel Michael Eturude (Onduparaka FC)
Julius Poloto (KCCAFC)
Shafik Kuchi Kagimu (URA FC)
Allan Okello (KCCA FC)
David Owori (S C Villa)
Joel Madondo ( K-Jinja SS)
Steven Desi Mukwala (Vipers SC)
Joseph Junior Ssemujju (Sc Villa )
Ezekiel Duncan Sseninde (Vipers SC)
Trevor Semakula (Weerebie City Stars FC, Australia)
Yaya Mahad Kakooza (Tooro United FC).
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