Emmanuel Arnold Okwi has captained the Uganda Cranes in the regional tours Credit: Airtel Uganda Football
  • Uganda – France Friendship Week:
  • Uganda Cranes Vs France Military Team – Namboole, 4:00 p.m

SC Villa striker Emmanuel Okwi will skipper the Uganda Cranes side to face the French Military team at Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole on Saturday.

Isma Watenga starts in between the goal posts with Nico Wakiro Wadada and Brian Majwega taking the right and left back roles respectively.

Vipers’ duo of Halid Lwaliwa and Deus Bukenya form the central defensive partnership.

Moses Waiswa who scored in Thursday’s international friendly against Kenya is among the midfielders lined up alongside Erisa Ssekisambu, Ambrose Kirya and Muzamiru Mutyaba.

The two attackers to lead the line are KCCA’s Geoffrey Sserunkuma and Emmanuel Okwi.

The game was organized by the FUFA and the French Embassy as one of the activities to mark the Uganda – France week celebrations.

Uganda Cranes XI: Isma Watenga (G.K), Nico Wakiro Wadada, Brian Majwega, Deus Bukenya, Halid Lwaliwa, Muzamil Mutyaba, Erisa Ssekisambu, Moses Waiswa, Geofrey Sserunkuma, Ambrose Kirya, Emmanuel Okwi

Subs: Benjamin Ochan (G.K), Keni Saidi (G.K), Habib Kavuma, Savio Kabugo, Ivan Ntege, Martin Kiiza, AbdulMalick Vitalis Tabu, Karisa Milton, Nelson Senkatuka

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

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