Cranes Coach Mckinstry names starting line up against South Sudan in Nairobi, makes 5 new changes from the previous game

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Cranes Coach Mckinstry names starting line up against South Sudan in Nairobi, makes 5 changes from the previous game.

Uganda is to face South Sudan this afternoon at Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi in the 2nd leg.

Coach Mckinstry has made 5 changes in the line up visa vis to the first leg at St Mary’s Stadium Last week.

Goal scorer Halid Lwalila has been given his full senior team debut as he will pattern up with Timothy Awany ahead of Ronald Mukiibi who started the first leg game.


Young star Allan Okello has also been trusted to start the game on the right wing ahead of the ageing Emmanuel Okwi who had the worst performance of the day in the first game.


Viper’s Dissan Ggaliwango is to start in the left back position replacing Joseph Ochaya who is suspended for the game having accumulated two yellow cards hence the suspension.

In the midfield Abdul Karim Watambala has also been trusted to replace the injured Khalid Aucho. Striker Fahad Bayo has also replaced Derrick Nsibambi who has a fair perfomance in the first leg.

Timothy Awanyi, Farouk Miya, Denis Onyango, Elvis Mbomono, Kizito Luwaga and Michael Azira have all retained their starting positions in the team.

Starting Line Up:
Uganda Cranes starting XI: Denis Onyango (GK, C), Elvis Bwomono, Disan Galiwango, Timothy Awany, Halid Lwaliwa, Micheal Azira, AbdulKarim Watambala, Farouk Miya, Fahad Bayo, Kizito Luwagga, Allan Okello

Substitutes: Jamal Salim, Charles Lukwago, Nicholas Wadada, Ronald Mukiibi, Patrick Mbowa, Khalid Aucho, Shafiq Kagimu, David Owori, Derrick Nsibambi, Edrisa Lubega, Emmanuel Arnold Okwi, Brian Aheebwa