The head coach Uganda National Beach Soccer Team- Sand Cranes
Salim Jamal Muwonge has named the final team that will travel for the 2021
Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Senegal.
The team of 15 players will depart the country on Wednesday morning for West Africa
aboard Ethiopian Airlines. The tournament is slated for 23- 29 May.
The squad is dominated by players from St. Lawrence University Beach Soccer
team, which has produced over seven players, other players are from MUBS Beach
Soccer team and Buganda Royal Beach Soccer Team.
The team have spent almost one and half weeks in a residential camp at the FUFA
Technical Center in Njeru.
Muwonge says that they have spent adequate time in preparations
and they are ready to face off with any team in the finals.
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Sand Cranes was recently drawn in Group A alongside hosts
Senegal. Uganda's opening game will be against Tanzania before they play
hosts Senegal and then the Democratic Republic of Congo- DRC.
Uganda Sand Cranes qualified for the Beach Soccer finals automatically after
Uganda's qualifying opponents Ghana withdrew from the tournament. This is the
first time Uganda is playing in the finals of the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of