Quartet of Junior Venoms in Uganda Cubs U17 AFCON side

CAF TOTAL U17 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS

GROUP A

Uganda

Angola

Tanzania

Nigeria

FIXTURES

Angola v Uganda – 14/04/2019

Uganda v Tanzania – 17/04/2019

Nigeria v Uganda – 20/04/2019

Vipers Sports Club will have a big representation at the U17 Africa Cup of Nations that gets underway on Sunday in Tanzania.

Four players from our junior team are part of the final Uganda Cubs players that will make their first appearance at the tournament.

The quartet includes Gavin Kizito Mugweri who is the captain of the team.  He was part of the team during the qualifiers last year. Midfielder Andrew Kawooya and forwards Najib Yiga and Ivan Asaba are also on the team. 

Uganda is in group A alongside hosts Tanzania, Nigeria and Angola. The Cubs will start their campaign on Sunday against Angola.

The top two teams in each group will qualify for the U17 World Cup that will be hosted by Brazil later this year. 

Full Squad 

Goalkeepers:

  • Oyo Delton (Kirinya Jinja SS FC)
  • Jack Komakech (Ndejje University FC)
  • Mubiru Patrick (Bright Stars FC)
  • Rest of the Squad:
  • Kevin Ssekimbegga (Express FC)
  • Ibrahim Juma (KCCA FC)
  • Kasozi Samson (Bright Stars FC)
  • Kizito Mugweri Gavin (Vipers SC)
  • Opira Innocent (Ndejje University)
  • Ssekajja Davis (Bright Stars FC)
  • Kakaire Thomas (Bright Stars FC)
  • Iddi Abdul Wahid (Cagliari FC – Italy)
  • Mwaka Polycarp (Ndejje University FC)
  • Opaala Edrine Mukisa (Kirinya Jinja SS FC)
  • John Kokas Alou (URA FC)
  • Jarieko James (Paidha Black Angels FC)
  • Asaba Ivan (Vipers SC)
  • Najib Yiga (Vipers SC)
  • Mugulusi Isma (Kirinya Jinja SS FC)
  • Mugisha Rogers (Mbarara City FC)
  • Opiro Justine (KCCA SA)
  • Kawooya Andrew (Vipers SC)

Start a Conversation

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *