Magomu suspended as Uganda names squad for Gold Cup duty

With dependable fly-half Ivan Magomu suspended,  Uganda Cranes head coach John Duncan has handed Robert Masendi a start at the number 10 position in the squad that will tackle Tunisia in Kampala on Saturday.
Magomu is been suspended for disobeying the coaching staff by participating in the Coronations 7s last weekend. His replacement Masendi will play alongside Aaron Ofoiwroth at halfback while Pius Ogena will be at the centre together with Michael Wokorach.
The back three will have James Odong, Justin Kimono and Philip Wokorach. The Front row has Martial Tchumkam, Paul Ssekate and Skipper Asuman Mugerwa. Charles Uhuru, Robert Aziku will be the locks while Byron Oketayot, Brian Asaba and Eliphaz Emong will cover the loose forward roles.
The cranes will be chasing for the first win as they host the North Africans.
Uganda Squad: Martial Tchumkam, Paul Ssekate, Asuman Muigerwa (C), Charles Uhuru, Robert Aziku, Byron Oketayot, Brian Asaba, Eliphaz Emong  Aaron Ofoiwroth, Robert Masendi, James Odong, Pius Ogena, Michael Wokorach, Justin Kimono (VC), Phillip Wokorach
Reserves : Tamale Joseph, Santos Ssenteza, Kimbowa Collins, Simon Olet, Mukama Arthur, Conrad Wanyama, Solomon Okia.

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