CAF Confederation cup: KCCA names traveling team to Nigeria

  • Rivers United Vs KCCA [CAF Confederation Cup]
  • Tuesday, 20th June 2017, Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt
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Denis Okot of KCCA battles for the ball with Ayo Saka of Rivers United during the first leg in Kampala

The final 18 man squad for Rivers United vs KCCA to be played in Nigeria was released on Saturday afternoon.

There are two goalkeepers, 7 defenders, 6 midfielders and 3 forwards.

Ivan Ntege, Julius Poloto and Allan Okello who did not make the match day squad for the Uganda Cup 2-0 final against Paidha Black Angels in Arua are part of the traveling contingent.

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Geoffrey Sserunkuma trailed by teenager Allan Okello in celebration at Lugogo. The two stars make the trip.

Isaac Kirabira is among the notable players who remain at home. Others are out of favour Robert Sentongo, Brian Majwega, Soulamoni Akinyemi and a cast of injured players.

The team departed the country early Sunday morning ahead of Tuesday’s group A match in the return leg of the CAF Confederation cup.

They fley out minutes past mid-night by Ethiopian Airlines.

The match will take place at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt city.

FUFA Executive committee member Hamid Juma is the leader of delegation.

Traveling team:

  • Goalkeepers: Benjamin Ochan and Douglas Kisembo
  • Defenders: Denis Okot Oola (Captain), Denis Timothy Awany, Denis Rukundo, Paul Musamali, Lawrence Bukenya, Isaac Muleme, Habib Kavuma
  • Midfielders: Vicent Kayizzi Walugembe, Muzamir Mutyaba, Tom Masiko, Ivan Ntege, Julius Poloto, Allan Okello
  • Forwards: Derrick Nsibambi, Geofrey Sserunkuma, Paul Mucureezi