Youth development officer Bashir Mutyaba has named a 31-man squad for the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) Cup scheduled for next month.
The 31-man squad includes KCC FC striker and Most Valuable Player for 2016, Mohammed Shaban and midfielder Allan Okello.
Allan Okello became fans’ favorite when he dazzled Ondupraka FC on his first senior debut, netting a hat trick in the 7-0 drubbing.
The Hippos will begin training on the 27th November. The tournament will kick start on 6th December with Uganda facing the home side Zambia
The technical team will be headed by Matia Lule (Head coach), James Odoch (Assistant coach) and Sam Kawalya (goalkeeping coach).
THE 31 MAN SQUAD
Goalkeepers: Ken Said (Proline FC), Kibowa Eric (St Mary’s Kitende), Mwirusi Ali (Kibuli SS)
Defenders: Okot Fred (URA FC), Okiling Andrew (USA), Komakech Alex (Nyamityobora FC), Mujuzi Mustafa (Proline FC), Kizza Mustafa (KCCA FC), Asiku Bashir (St Mary’s Kitende), Wasswa Gofrey (Vipers SC), Kamugisha Clinton(Mbarara City FC)
Midfielders: Kasule Abubaker Muhammad (Express FC), Kasozi Nicholas (Sc Villa Jogoo), Poloto Julius (KCCA FC), Luboyera Azake (Ottawa Furry-Canada), Tumwesigye Frank (Vipers Sc), Okello Allan (KCA FC), Kagium Shafik Kuchi (URA FC), Pius Obuya ( Maroons FC), Gadafi Wahab (Onduparaka FC), Sharif Mohamed (Express FC)
Strikers: Kagaba Nicholas (URA FC), Shaban Mohamed (KCCA FC), Mukwala Steven Dese (Vipers SC), Pius Wangi (Vipers SC), Atamba Nathaniel ( (Mbarara City FC Junior Team), Tibita Hamis (BUL FC), Onyai Raymond ( Kataka FC), Kyeyune Umar (JMC Hippos FC), Tenywa Henry (The School-Iganga) and Ssebutinde Charles (Nyamityobora FC).