Build Up:

Sun, 9th Nov 2014

Uganda Vs Ethiopia

At Namboole Stadium

Ethiopia national teams, The Walia Stars are expected to touch down at Entebbe International Airport on Friday at noon aboard Ethiopian Airlines.

Head coach, Mariano Barretto named a 20 man squad for the game against the Uganda Cranes with many of the foreign based players notably missing from the team.

Goal keeper, Tasew, veteran central defender, Saladin Bargecho , left back Birhanu Bogale and strikers Ibrain Faud and Dawa Hutesa are part of the team.

Ethiopia Walia Stars will on Sunday face the Uganda Cranes in an international build up game at Namboole Stadium.

The match has been organized by the government under the ministry of Health, FUFA under the code campaign, ‘protect your goal’. The campaign is meant to sensitize the public about the prevalence and preventative mechanism of the HIV/AIDS scourge.

Uganda is preparing for their group E nations qualifier against Ghana on November 15th as Ethiopia plans for the tricky away trip to the Magreb region where they face Algeria in Algeris.

Uganda Cranes coach on Wednesday embarked on a non residential training stint with the locally based players and is expected to have a trial game with a select side of the Uganda Premier League stars on Friday evening at Lugogo.

The summoned players expected to feature in Sunday’s game: Goalkeepers: Robert Odongkara (St George), Jamal Salim (El Merriekh), Ismail Watenga (Vipers) and Brian Bwete (URA) Defenders: Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia), Julius Ntambi (Kira Young) Martin Kizza (Tusker), Isaac Isinde (St George), Savio Kabugo (SCVU), Habibu Kavuma (KCC), Richard Kasagga (KCC) Midfielders: Tonny Mawejje (Haugesund, Norway), Hassan Wasswa (SC Villa), Brian Majwega (KCC), Kizito Keziron (Vipers), Faruku Miya, Moses Oloya ( Xuan Than Sai Gon FC), Mike Sserumaga (Lweza), Baker Lukooya (Kira Young), Allan Kyambadde(Vipers), Geofrey Kizito (Gor Mahia), Khalid Aucho (Tusker) Strikers: Geofrey Massa (Pretoria University), Yunus Sentamu (AS Vita), Robert Ssentongo (URA), Daniel Sserunkuma (Gor Mahia)

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

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