Five KCCA FC players have been summoned to the U 23 National Team “The Kobs” for the U23 Total Africa Cup of Nations – Egypt 2019 qualifier first round match with South Sudan on 12th – 20th November 2018.
Among these are; Anaku Sadat U18 National League back to back top scorer for the 2016/7 and 2017/8 seasons also a player in the KCCA FC junior team. Another graduate from the KCCA FC Junior team that has been summoned is Lawrence Bukenya a player who is steadily making himself a mainstay on the senior team.
Other summoned players are Goal Keeper Tom Ikara, Hassan Musana and new signing Nicholas Kasozi.
Prior to the tournament, the team will have a non – residential training camp for summoned players from 5th – 6th October 2018 at Mandela National Stadium and on 7th October 2018 will have a friendly match with the Uganda Cranes.
Speaking to www.kccafc.co.ug, some of the players had this to say about the call up.
I am so happy to be summoned for National Duty. It is every player’s dream to don the National Colors. I hope I can make the final team. Defender Hassan Musana said.
I feel so grateful to be summoned and am in dreamland. I have a responsibility to work hard and earn my spot on the team, Midfielder Lawrence Bukenya said.