The morale in camp is far above the ground as the boys have vowed to conquer the Pharaohs to clear their chances of qualifying for the world’s most precious football tournament for the first time.
Team captain Denis Masinde Onyango said that team needs maximum results from the game in a bid to broaden the chances of a place in Russia.
“We have to give in our best against Egypt because this game determines so match on our chance of qualifying for the World Cup. We need to utilize the home advantage to acquire maximum results before the return leg”, observed Onyango.
Uganda Cranes players for selection:
Goalkeepers: Dennis Onyango, Robert Odongkara, Ismail Watenga, Benjamin Ochan
Defenders: Nico Wakiro Wadada , Isaac Muleme, Timothy Dennis Awany , Murushid Juuko, Bernard Muwanga , Geofrey ‘Jajja Walu’ Walusimbi, Dennis Iguma, Paul Musamali, Isaac Isinde
Midfielders: Aucho Khalid, Ivan ‘Kojja’ Ntege, Muzamiru Mutyaba, Paul Mucureezi, Tom Masiko,Shafiq Kagimu, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda, Joseph Ochaya, William Luwagga Kizito
Strikers: Derrick Nsibambi , Geofrey Sserunkuma, Emmanuel Okwi, Milton Karisa, Faruku Miya.