URA players celebrate one of their goals against Ethiopian Coffee during the first leg at St Mary's Stadium. URA qualified 5-2 on aggregate (Credit: John Batanudde)

CAF Confederation Cup (Preliminary Round, Return Leg):

Ethiopian Coffee (Ethiopia) Vs URA (Uganda) – Sunday, 19th September 2021

At Bahir Dar International Stadium

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Football Club left the country for Ethiopia on the night of Thursday, September 16, 2021.

The 32-man delegation was led by Dan Obote, a FUFA Executive Committee member, also a former URA and Uganda Cranes midfielder.

The group left aboard Ethiopian Airlines on flight ET 126 from Entebbe International Airport to Addis Ababa.

Then, they will embark on a connecting flight from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar.

The delegation is expected to be welcomed by Fred Patrick Ochieng, the media officer who traveled as the head of advance party.

Ethiopian Coffee’s William Solomon Tesfay takes on Saidi Kyeyune (URA) at St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende [Credit: John Batanudde]

Delegation composition:

There are 32 people on the entire delegation with 20 players and 12 officials.

Among the players are two goalkeepers; James Alitho and Nafian Alionzi.

The outfield players include; Ashraf Mandela, Ronald Kigongo, Derrick Ndahiro, Joachiam Ojera, Paul Patrick Mbowa, Hudu Mulikyi, Benjamin Nyakoojo, Faruku Katongole, Fesali Najib, Ivan Sserubiri, Ivan Sseruyidde, Saidi Kyeyune, Shafik Kuchi Kagimu, Living Kabon, Viane Ssekajugo, Cromwel Rwothomio, Steven Desse Mukwala and Ibrahim Dada.

Sam Timbe

Officials:

Dan Obote is leader of delegation. Others on board are Sam Okabo (team manager), Sam Timbe (head coach), Robert Mukasa (assistant coach) and Stephen Kiggundu as goalkeeping coach.

Other officials include; Simeon Massa, Edward Ssali, Joseph Lubega, Bridget Nakayenga, Godfrey Ndugga, Fred Patrick Ochieng and Mashood Olwor.

URA carries a 2-1 lead from the first leg played at the St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende.

Steven Desse Mukwala scored a brace for URA and William Solomon Tesfay scored the consolation for Ethiopian Coffee (Bunna).

Traveling Delegation:

Players:

Goalkeepers: James Alitho, Nafian Alionzi

Outfield players: Ashraf Mandela, Ronald Kigongo, Derrick Ndahiro, Joachiam Ojera, Paul Patrick Mbowa, Hudu Mulikyi, Benjamin Nyakoojo, Faruku Katongole, Fesali Najib, Ivan Sserubiri, Ivan Sseruyidde, Saidi Kyeyune, Shafik Kuchi Kagimu, Living Kabon, Viane Ssekajugo, Cromwel Rwothomio, Steven Desse Mukwala, Ibrahim Dada

Officials:

  • Leader of Delegation: Dan Obote
  • Team manager: Sam Okabo
  • Head coach: Sam Timbe
  • Assistant coach: Robert Mukasa
  • Goalkeeping coach: Stephen Kiggundu
  • Fitness Trainers: Simeon Massa and Edward Ssali
  • Team Physician: Joseph Lubega
  • Team coordinator: Bridget Nakayenga
  • Team coordinator: Godfrey Ndugga
  • Team Media officer: Fred Patrick Ochieng
  • Team official: Mashood Olwor

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

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