- Group A: Uganda, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
- Group B: Ethiopia, Burundi, Eritrea
- Group C: Djibouti, South Sudan, Kenya
Sunday, 18th July 2021: Uganda Vs DR Congo (2 PM)
Sunday, 25th July 2021: Uganda Vs Tanzania (4 PM)
Uganda Kobs Head coach Morley Byekwaso has named the final squad for the 2021 CECAFA U-23 challenge cup tournament.
The final squad mainly includes players that featured in the training camp which was conducted in Saudi Arabia.
Saidi Kyeyune, Eric Kibowa, Isma Mugulusi, and Richard Basangwa are dropped.
Express FC captain Enock Walusimbi will captain the Kobs and will be deputized by Charles Lukwago and Gavin Kizito Mugweri.
Walusimbi, George Kaddu, and Peter Magambo will be going for their maiden outing with the national team.
The team is expected to fly out to Ethiopia on Wednesday, 14th July 2021) at 3 pm by Ethiopian Airways.
The Kobs are in group A alongside Tanzania and guests DR Congo.
The tournament will be hosted in Ethiopia and set to kick off on July 17th.
The final 23 man squad
Goal Keepers: Lukwago Charles (KCCA FC), Saidi Keni (SC Villa), Dennis Otim (Express FC)
Defenders: Enock Walusimbi (Express FC), Abdu Aziizi Kayondo (Vipers SC), George Kaddu (Wakiso Giants FC), Musa Ramathan (KCCA FC), Kenneth Ssemakula (BUL FC), Magambo Peter (KCCA FC), Gavin Kizito ( SC Villa)
Midfielders: Bobosi Byaruhanga (Vipers SC), Abdul Karim Watambala (Vipers SC), Steven Sserwadda (KCCA FC), Bright Anukani (KCCA FC), Salim Abdallah (SC Villa).
Forwards: Mukwala Stephen Dese (URA FC), Ivan Bogere (Wakiso Giants FC), Saddam Masereka (SC Villa), Julius Poloto (KCCA FC), Najib Yiga (Vipers SC), Hakim Kiwanuka (Proline FC), Derrick Kakooza (Police FC), Samuel Ssenyonjo (KCCA FC)
Leader of Delegation: Rogers Byamukama
Head Coach: Morley Byekwaso
Assistant Coach: Simeon Massa
Goalkeeping coach: Steven Billy Kiggundu
Team Manager: Bashir mutyaba
Team Doctor: Emmanuel Nakabago
Kitsman: Samuel Mulondo
Media Officer: Lawrence Bwanika
FUFA Delegate: Isa Musiiwa
FUFA Staff: Edward Kalungi