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Published on June 10th, 2011 | by hillary


Rugby Cranes 25 man strong squad for the CAR Africa Cup

Rugby Cranes back Benon Kizza in action

Rugby Cranes head coach Yayiro Kasasa has released a 25 man strong squad for the CAR Africa Cup division 1B competition that starts on Sunday 12th June at Kyadondo RFC,4pm.The tournament will be played on a round robin basis between Uganda,Madagascar and Zimbabwe after Cote D’Ivoire pulled out of the tournament citing civil strife at home.Uganda will play their next and last game on Saturday 18th June against the Makis from Madagascar.

Surprise players who did not make the team are the experienced lock Victor Wadia and winger Jude Kerrmundu who both faced a loss of from in the BRSS and trials.Others who faced the axe are P.Kabazzi,J.Kerrmundu,J.Kimuli,O.Echullu,R.Mussajja and  F.Gamma but according to coach Yayiro Kasasa they remain in contention for Victoria cup next month any injuries or fatigue from the current squad,

BRSS top scorer and under 19 international Justin Kimono get’s a deserved call up and will debut at the right wing with Dennis Etuket at the left wing.Other debutants include Dennis ‘Tialata’ Mugambi,Timothy Kabonero,Brian Kikaawa and Evans Kingasia.

The team is captained by back row Mathias Ochwo who will be deputised by center Timothy Mudoola.

Rugby Cranes Team List

Forwards:Mathias Ochwo(Heathens-Capt),Arthur Mukama(Heathens),Ronald Adigasi,Dennis Mugambi(Heathens),BrianOdong(Kobs),Alex Mubiru(Heathens),Solomon Mawanda(Pirates),Romano Ogwal(Impis),Timothy Kabonero(Kobs),Ronney Mwisaka(Heathens),Steven Ogwete(Kobs),Robert Seguya(Heathens),Scott Oluoch(Heathens),Andrew Olweny(Mongers) Backs: Brian Kikaawa(Heathens),Allan Masiko(Kobs),Benon Kizza(Heathens),Evans Kingasia(Heathens),Tonny Luggya(Kobs),Michael Wokorach(Heathens),Timothy Mudoola(Kobs-V/Capt),Justin Kimono(Kobs),Dennis Etuket(Pirates),Bishop Onen(Heathens),Simon Wakabi(Kobs)

Head Coach: Yayiro Musisi Kasasa

Asst Coaches: Peter Magona,Fred Mudoola and Herbert Wafula

Team Manager: BrianTabaruka

Team Doctor:Dr Lenny Were

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