• International Friendly: Uganda Vs Kenya – Tuesday 30thAugust 2016 (4 p.m)
  • AFCON 2017 Qualifier: Uganda Vs Comoros – Sunday 4th September 2016 (5 p.m)
  • Charges: 25,000/- (Ordinary), VIP (60,000/- Blue seats) and 150,000/- (VVIP- Orange seats)

*Both Matches at Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole

Ilves Tampere Football Club professional, Yunus Sentamu joined the Uganda Cranes team in training at the IUIU Campus in Kabojja on Monday evening.

Sentamu, now based in Finland was among the latest professionals to join the Uganda Cranes camp at Serene Suites in Mutundwe.

He was joined by Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (has been in Lebanon for trials), Murushid Jjuuko (Simba in Tanzania), Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia, Kenya) and Erisa Ssekisambu in training for the very first time.

“We are set as a team and focused in the games against Kenya and Comoros,” Sentamu, who has formerly played at Vipers, AS Vita and CS Safxien in Tunisia remarked.

The other pros – Tonny Mawejje, Dennis Onyango, Moses Oloya and Standard Liege midfielder Farouk Miya all arrived late on Monday and will be part of the international friendly match on Tuesday.

The Monday training session was attended by Moses Magogo (Uganda F.A president), his predecessor Lawrence Mulindwa and other officials.

Players were given a motivational Shs10M kitty that they happily shared amongst themselves.

Uganda Cranes plays Kenya Harambee Stars on Tuesday at Nelson Mandela National Stadium in an international friendly match preparing for the players ahead of the Comoros game on Sunday, 4th September 2016.

Uganda Cranes who trained on Monday:

Ismail Watega, Benjamin Ochan, Salim Jamal (Goalkeepers)

Others: Geoffrey Massa (captain), Khalid Aucho, Muhammed Shaban, Rashid Toha, Nicholas Wadada, Joseph Nsubuga, Joseph Ochaya,Halid Lwaliwa, Abdulmalick Vitalis Tabu, Kezironi Kizito, Edrisa Lubega Torres, Ivan Ntege,Timothy Awanyi, Vincent Kayizzi, Goeffrey Serumkuma, Isaac Isinde, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda, Yunus Sentamu, Juuko Murushid, Erisa Sekisambu  and Godfrey Walusimbi

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

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