Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ has released the starting line up for the team against Zimbabwe in the CHAN group D fixture slated for Wednesday, 27th January 2016 at the Umuganda stadium.

Team captain Faruku Miya returns to lead the side after recovering from a shoulder injury suffered in the opener against Mali. KCCA F.C right back, Denis Okot paves way for Bright Stars’ Joseph Nsubuga. Isaac Muleme starts at the left back role to push Joseph Ochaya ahead as Ivan Ntege and Timothy Dennis Awany will play the two man defensive shield in the midfield.

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Erisa Ssekisambu leads the line because Robert Sentongo who started against Zambia is relegated to the bench. The starting team has no natural striker.

Uganda needs a victory of at least two goals and pray Zambia defeats Mali to have a realistic chance of progressing to the quarter finals.

Uganda XI:

James Alitho (G.K), Joseph Nsubuga, Isaac Muleme, Bernard Muwanga, Richard Kasagga Jjuuko, Timothy Denis Awany, Ivan Ntege, Kezironi Kizito, Faruku Miya (C), Erisa Ssekisambu, Joseph Ochaya

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

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