After a 3 hour journey , the Uganda National U-17 team has arrived safely in Gisenyi City, the host for the Friday’s CAF Youth championship qualifier against Rwanda.
The Ugandan delegation left Kigali in the morning at 9 O’clock and reached Gisenyi City by 1:10 pm (Kigali local time, Ugandan time 2:10 pm).
Part of the U-17 contingent at the arrival lounge of the Peace land Hotel in Gisenyi City.
The team will be accommodated at Peace land hotel, overlooking the beautiful Lake Kivu water body.
The 4 star Peace Land Hotel where the U-17 team will camp prior the match day. The Hotel is overlooking Lake Kivu.
They are set to train later in the evening at the Umuganda Stadium (artificial turf).
The players relax at the Peace land hotel arrival lounge in Gisenyi City shortly after the 3 hour journey.
players available for selection for Friday’s game are; Eric Kibowa and Edward Kasibante (Goal Keepers), Andrew Isiagi Okiring (Captain), Alex Komakech, Samuel Kato Nemeyimana, Bashir Asiku, Emmanuel Olinga (Vice Captain), Hassan Ssenyonjo, Frank Zaga Tumwesigye, Muhammed Shaban, Charles Sebutinde, Pius Obuya, Joel Jangeyemabe, Diego Katumba, Asraph Mugume, Ezra Bidda, Musa Mukalazi, and Julius Poloto.
The Youngest member of the Uganda Cubs squad, Ezra Bida (14 years old) on arrival at Peace land Hotel in Gisenyi City.
Uganda’s delegation is led by FUFA Executive member, Richard Ochom (FUFA delegate, North Eastern region). Other FUFA others accompanying the team are Technical Director, Asuman Lubowa and Rasoul Aliga.