TOTAL AFCON : Kyambadde Start For Uganda Against hosts Egypt:


TOTAL AFCON 2019 finals:

  • Uganda Cranes Vs Egypt Pharaohs -22:00


KCCA FC midfielder Allan Kyambadde, central defender Timothy Awany and right back Nicholas Wadda have been handed their first Africa Cup of Nations starts by head coach Sebastien Desabre against Egypt in the last group A match..

Right back Bavis Mugabi, center forward Henry Patrick Kaddu and Ronald Mukiibi are other players out of the XI in the squad that drew Zimbabwe.

First choice center back Murushid Juuko will wait more to return nursing an injury.

The match is set to kick of at 22:00 hours at Cairo International Stadium.

Enterprising winger Abdul Lumala retains his position at right of attack along side Emmanuel Okwi and Farouk Miya upfront

In the same group A, Zimbabwe with a point will face off with DR Congo with no point at the same time.

Egypt which has already qualified for the round of 16 will avoid loosing to Uganda to lead group A.

According to, Senegalese referee Maguette Ndiaye is in charge of the game. Elvis Guy Noupue Nguegoue from Cameroon is first assistant referee as Burkina Faso’s Seydou Tiama is the second assistant referee.

Uganda Cranes XI Vs Egypt Pharaohs:

Denis Onyango, Nico Wakiro Wadada, Godfrey Walusimbi, Timothy Denis Awany, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda,  Mike Azira, Khalid Aucho, Abdu Lumala, Faruku Miya,Emmanuel Arnold Okwi. Allan Kyambadde.

(Uganda Cranes in training previously- FUFA Media Photo)

About Henry Musabe

Henry Musabe is a Ugandan sports journalist, senior reporter at Sports256 as well as a presenter and football commentator.