CAF U-17 QUALIFIERS:
Zambia Vs Uganda (1st leg)
Date: Friday 12 th 09.2014, Kick-off Time: 4:00pm EST
Venue: Nkoloma Stadium, Lusaka
Match officials: Ref: Mehdi Gervais Munyanziza (Rwanda), Ass. Ref 1: Honore Simba (Rwanda), and Ass. Ref 2: Raymond Nonati Bwiliza (Rwanda), Fourth Official: Abdoul Karim Twagiramukiza (Rwanda)
Match commissioner: Kalombo Bester (Malawi)
Uganda U-17 head coach, Matia Lule has finally named a team of 18 youngsters that will travel tomorrow (Wednesday) for the CAF 2015 Africa Youth Championship qualifier against Zambia at the Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka.
With the exception of team skipper, Andrew Isiagi, the rest of the players who traveled to Rwanda last month are all on the traveling contingent.
The team comprises 2 goal keepers, 3 central defensive and full backs, 5 midfielders (3 central and 2 wingers) and 4 strikers.
The youngest player, Ezra Bidda from Koboko is part the squad which departs Wednesday morning at Entebbe International Airport.
Uganda Cubs have been camping at Njeru Technical center, and played 5 build up games – winning 4 and losing 1 against a FUFA Super league side, Bul football club (from Jinja).
The team, which will play Zambia on Friday, has accumulated a total of 25 goals scored against 4 conceded in the buildup trial games.
The game will be handled by Mehdi Gervais Munyanziza from Rwanda.
Cubs Trial Games.
Uganda Cubs 5-0 Tranova Academy
Uganda Cubs 4-2 KAYOFA
Uganda Cubs 11-1 Fields of Dreams
Uganda Cubs 5-0 Ex-Internationals
Uganda Cubs 0-1 Bul f.c
The Traveling Team
Goalkeepers: Eric Kibowa and Edward Kasibante
Full Backs: Diego Katumba, Joel Jangeyambe (Right) and Alex Komakech
Central Defenders: Bashir Askiu, Samuel Kato Neyemhimana and Badru Nsubuga
Central Midfielders: Emmanuel Olinga, Frank ‘Zaga’ Tumwebaze, Ashraf Mugume, Hassan Ssenyonjo,
Wingers: Pius Obuya (left) and Julius Poloto (Right)
Strikers: Shaban Muhammed, Willy Ochieng, Charles Ssebutinde and Ezra Bidda