CECAFA Challenge Cup 2021 (Classification Match):

Monday, 26th July: Uganda Vs DR Congo.

At Bahir Dar International Stadium (2 PM)

The Uganda Kobs team to face guests Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the on-going CECAFA U-23 challenge cup has been confirmed.

Head coach Morley Byekwaso has given first tournament starts to Sports Club Villa defender Gavin Kizito Mugweri and Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) striker Samuel Ssenyonjo.

KCCA offensive midfielder Steven Sserwadda returns to action after limping out in the first game against the same opponents.

The rest of the players who started against DRC and Tanzania are maintained.

Goalkeeper Charles Lukwago commands the starting slot in between the goal posts.

Skipper Enock Walusimbi (Express) and Azizi Kayondo (Vipers) will play at right and left back roles respectively.

Kizito and towering KCCA defender Musa Ramathan start as the two center halves.

Kizito displaces KCCA’s Peter Magambo who had started the opening two matches.

Vipers’ Bobosi Byaruhanga is the defensive shield with great offensive selections ahead of him.

Steven Sserwadda (right) in action against Express’ Mahad Yaya Kakooza Credit: John Batanudde

Sserwadda, Karim Watambala and Najib Yiga start in the midfield.

The two natural center forwards are Ssenyonjo and Steven Desse Mukwala.

Kick off is 2 PM.

Uganda Kobs XI: Charles Lukwago (G.K), Enock Walusimbi (Captain), Azizi Kayondo, Gavin Kizito Mugweri, Musa Ramathan, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Steven Sserwadda, Karim Watambala, Samuel Ssenyonjo, Steven Mukwala, Najib Yiga

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

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