- 21st September to 5th October (Host Country: Uganda)
Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has confirmed the technical team that will handle the Uganda U-20 national team (The Hippos) for the forthcoming CECAFA U-20 Championship in Uganda.
Morley Byekwaso leads the technical team as head coach.
Byekwaso, also assistant coach at Kampala Capital
City Authority (KCCA) will be deputized by Hamuza Lutalo.
Lutalo was assistant coach to Kwasi Paa Fabin
during the CAF U-17 Championship held in Tanzania.
Steven “Billy” Kiggundu, also the goalkeeping coach
at Uganda Revenue Authoruty (URA) Football Club and Kyadondo Ssaza team will
handle the goalkeeping duties for the Uganda U-20 youngsters.
The team coordinator is Bashir Mutyaba, the FUFA
Youth Development officer.
Arthur Kyesmira is the fitness trainer as Mable
Kabatalindwa takes on the team doctor role.
The equipment manager will be Sam Mulondo.
The 2019 CECAFA U20 Championship will be hosted by Uganda from 1st September to 5th October.
The summoned team of players (30) will start
residential training at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.
A bulk of the summoned players were part of the
Uganda Cubs team that participated in the U17 Africa Cup of Nations 2019 in Dar
es Salaam, as well as players who featured in the previous campaign of the CAF
U20 AFCON qualification.
FUFA Juniors league record scorer Sadat Anaku is also on the squad.
Other prominent players include Ivan Bogere (Proline), Charles “Neymar” Lwanga (SC Villa), Isma Mugulusi (Busoga United), Steven Sserwadda (KCCA), Sadam Masereka (BUL), Bright Anukani (Proline), Hassan Ssenyonjo (Wakiso Giants) and Frank Ssebufu (Buddo SS), among others.
- Head Coach: Morley Byekwaso
- Assistant Coach: Hamuza Lutalo
- Goalkeeping Coach: Steven “Billy” Kiggundu
- Team coordinator: Bashir Mutyaba
- Fitness Trainer: Arthur Kyesimira
- Team Doctor: Mable Kabatalindwa
- Equipment manager: Sam Mulondo