Muleme ready to transit club form to Uganda Cranes

KCCA FC defender Isaac Muleme (R) is part of the seven players from Lugogo with the Cranes ahead of the CHAN first leg qualifier against South Sudan

Left back Isaac Muleme has had a fine end to the season, putting up consistently superb performances for Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club (KCCA FC) domestically and on the continent.

The roving wing back is also part of the Cranes team that is preparing ahead of the encounter against South Sudan in the 2018 Championship of African Nations qualifiers.

Muleme was part of the Uganda Cranes team that won away in Cape Verde in the first game of the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Muleme indicated that he is ready for the national team task and ready to transform his club form to the national team.

I am delighted that I’m part of the national team and I’m committed and ready to serve. I believe I will have the same performance I have had at KCCA FC

Muleme told, he believes the experience he has got from playing on the continent will help them advance past South Sudan.

We have learnt a lot from the CAF confederation cup and I think if we can maintain the same intensity on the national team, we shall overcome South Sudan

The defender is one of the seven KCCA FC players that were summoned by Cranes head coach Milutin Sredojevic.

The others include; Paul Musamali,Paul Mucureezi,Timothy Dennis Awany,Derrick Nsibambi,Geoffrey Serunkuuma,Brian Majwega andMuzamirSerunkuuma.

Strikers Geoffrey Serunkuuma (L) and Derrick Nsibambi (R) are also part of the team, the former has been named captain

Uganda plays South Sudan on Friday at Juba stadium before the return leg at star times stadium a week later.

The winner on aggregate will take on either Rwanda or Tanzania to determine the team that will represent the CECAFA region at next year’s CHAN tournament in Kenya.