Five teenagers from KCCA FC Soccer Academy have been named on the final 20 man squad to Rwanda for CECAFA U17 tournament that also doubles as the AFCON U17 Qualifiers.
The five are defenders; Ibrahim Juma who is also the Uganda Cubs captain and Simon Mukisa a youngster who joined KCCA FC Soccer Academy in 2019.
Midfielder Mwanje Elvis Eddy has also made the final squad. The budding talent joined KCCA FC Soccer Academy in 2019 and made his senior debut for KCCA FC senior team last season against Doves FC in Masindi, a game he was introduced as a substitute.
The Forwards are Shafiq Magogo and Mawa Oscar last season’s top scorer of the dissolved FUFA Juniors League with 16 goals.
Two players have already made their senior club debuts in Ibrahim Juma and Mwanje Elvis Eddy while Mukisa Simon traveled with KCCA FC team to Masindi for the game against Doves FC but did not feature.
Shafiq Magogo and Mawa Oscar are yet to play a game for the KCCA FC senior team.
Teenager Ibrahim Juma is the most experienced player in the squad having featured in the CECAFA U17 in Burundi – 2018, AFCON U17 Qualifiers in Tanzania – 2018 and AFCON U17 in Tanzania in 2019
The CECAFA U17 tournament is slated to commence on Saturday 12th to 22nd December 2020 in Rwanda.
Uganda is the reigning U17 CECAFA champion and will be looking at defending it in order to qualify for the African Cup of Nations U17 Finals that will be staged in Morocco next year.
Full Contingent traveling Rwanda
- Mwebe Henry Goalkeeper – (Express Fc Junior Team)
- Magada Abdu – Goalkeeper (Busoga United Junior Team)
- Oyirwoth Humphrey- Goalkeeper (Express Fc Junior Team)
- Mulema Vincent Defender (Kyetume Fc Junior Team)
- Ibrahim Juma – Defender (KCCA SA)
- Luyima Enock – Defender (Volf SA)
- Mukisa Simon – Defender (KCCA SA)
- Gava Peter – Defender (Express FC Junior Team)
- Madoi Ronald – Defender (Wakiso Giants Junior Team)
- Irinimbabazi Ivan – Midfielder (Bright Stars FC, Junior Team)
- Kaliisa Shugai – Midfielder (Express FC Junior Team)
- Mutyaba Travis – Midfielder (Vipers Sc Junior Team)
- Mwanje Elvis Eddy – Midfielder – (KCCA SA)
- Mudiba Samir – Midfielder – Express Fc Junior Team
- Magogo Shafiq – Foward (KCCA SA)
- Mubiru Hassan – Forward (Express Fc Junior Team)
- Mawa Oscar – Forward (KCCA SA)
- Bugembe Issa – Foward (Bright Stars Junior Team)
- Jumbe Fahad – Forward (SC Vipers Junior Team)
- Basil Tenywa Tuma – Forward (Eton College, United Kingdom
Magoola Issa-Leader of Delegation
Lutalo Hamzah – Head Coach
Ssenyondo Brian – Assistant Coach
Kiberu Mubarak – Goalkeeping Coach
Kyesimira Arthur – Fitness Coach
Kabatalindwa Mable – Team Doctor
Mutyaba Bashir – Team Manager
Bumpenje Frank – Kits Manager
Mutaka Joseph – Media Officer
Mulekeezi Reagan – 1021.1 FUFA fm (Commentary)