Fri, 1st August 2014

Rwanda Vs Uganda

At Rubavu Stadium, 2 pm

Rwanda Football Federation has finally broken the silence and declared Rubavu stadium in Gashenyi country as the venue for the U-17 return leg qualifier clash between Rwanda and Uganda.

The match whose winner on aggregate faces Zambia or Bostwana will be played on Friday at 2 pm.

“Rwanda has kept us guessing up to Tuesday but all the same the game will be played in Rwanda. We are traveling today (by road) ready for the game”, Matia Lule, Uganda’s head coach told Kawowo Sports on Tuesday.

Rubavu is over 150 Km from the capital, Kigali.

The team, which has been camping at Njeru Technical center had their last training session at Nakivubo Stadium for 2 hours.

Matia Lule named the traveling team to Rwanda with the only surprise being Luwalo Kipper’s exclusion.
Kipper missed the Seychelles and Rwandan first leg due to injury.

The Traveling Team:

Eric Kibowa and Edward Kasibante (Goal Keepers), Andrew Isiagi Okiring (Captain), Alex Komakech, Samuel Kato Nemeyimana, Bashir Asiku, Emmanuel Olinga (Vice Captain), Hassan Ssenyonjo, Frank Zaga Tumwesigye, Muhammed Shaban, Charles Sebutinde, Pius Obuya, Joel Jangeyemabe, Diego Katumba, Asraf Mugume, Ezra Bidda, Musa Mukalazi, and Julius Opoloto.


FUFA Official: Asuman Lubowa (Technical Director)

Head Coach: Matia Lule

Assistant Coach: Peter Onen

Team Manager: Herbert ‘Masanda’ Nsubuga

Goal Keepers’ Coach: Dan kiwanuka

Doctor: Jack Walugembe

Media Attache: Emma Ndugga

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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