Here’s the full 25 man CHAN squad named Cranes coach Micho

January 2, 2023

Uganda Cranes coach Milutin Sredojevic popularly known as Micho finally named his 25 man squad for the CHAN tournament.

It should be recalled that the Serbian initially named a 40 man provisional squad last month.

He then cut it to 30 and finally to 25 as the team traveled out of the country yesterday.

There were some surprise omissions from Micho’s squad including an in form Wakiso Giants winger Ibrahim Kasule.

Despite the 25 being taken with the national team, only 23 will make the final CHAN team and this must be submitted 20 days prior to the tournament kicking off.

“Of the twenty five 25 players travelling to Tunisia for the final buildups, only twenty three 23 players will be selected for the final squad for the TotalEnergies CHAN
The 23 players must be submitted 10 days before the start of the first matches.”

Full List


Nafian Alionzi (URA FC), Joel Mutakubwa (Gaddafi FC), Jack Komakech (Vipers SC)


Ashiraf Mandela (Vipers SC), James Begisa (URA FC), Derrick Ndahiro (URA FC), Isa Mubiru (Vipers SC), Hillary Mukundane (Vipers SC), Kenneth Ssemakula(SC Villa), Geoffrey Wasswa (KCCA FC), Gift Fred (SC Villa)


Siraje Ssentamu (Vipers SC), Marvin Joseph Youngman (Vipers SC), Abdu Karim Watambala(Vipers SC), Moses Waiswa (KCCA FC)


Milton Karisa (Vipers SC), Ibrahim Orit (Vipers SC), Travis Mutyaba (SC Villa), Moses Aliro (Wakiso Giants FC), Rogers Kassim Mato (KCCA FC), Bright Anukani (Vipers SC), Titus Ssematimba (Wakiso Giants), Frank Ssebufu (Wakiso Giants FC), Najib Yiga (Vipers SC), Nelson Ssenkatuka(Soltilo Bright Stars FC)

The team spent last night in Dubai and will be connecting to Tunisia where they will play 3 build up matches.

From here, they will then connect to Algeria where the tournament is due to start on the 13th of this month.

The Cranes are in Group B alongside DR Congo, Ivory Coast and Senegal.

They will be looking to qualify from the group stages for the first time in all their 6 appearances.