KCCA FC Striker Geoffrey Sserunkuuma (L) battles for possession with Kenya's midfielder Anthony Akumu at Namboole in an international friendly.

Sserunkuuma patiently waiting for his Cranes’ moment

KCCA FC striker Geoffrey Sserunkuuma against the Harambee Stars of Kenya at Namboole
KCCA FC striker Geoffrey Sserunkuuma against the Harambee Stars of Kenya at Namboole

Azam Uganda Premier League leading scorer Geoffrey Sserunkuuma is as calm as a lake at lunch time.

The striker is currently part of the Cranes’ team in UEA preparing for the Africa Cup of Nations Cup finals in Gabon starting January 14 to February 5.

As the Cranes have played two friendly matches against Tunisia and Slovakia, the striker is yet to play a minute.

KCCA FC Striker Geoffrey Sserunkuuma (L) battles for possession with Kenya's midfielder Anthony Akumu at Namboole in an international friendly.
KCCA FC Striker Geoffrey Sserunkuuma (L) battles for possession with Kenya’s midfielder Anthony Akumu at Namboole in an international friendly.

Sserunkuuma’s teammates at KCCA FC Timothy Awany and Joseph Ochaya have both played a part in the 2-0 loss to Tunisia and the 3-1 victory over Slovakia.

Although Ochaya, just like Sserunkuuma didn’t play against Tunisia in Tunis, as Awany came off the bench at the start of the in the second half, Awany and Ochaya played ninety minutes against Slovakia on Sunday.

Timothy Awany warms up as Uganda played Burkina Faso at Namboole, the defender has played both Cranes' friendly against Tunisia and Slovakia.
Timothy Awany warms up as Uganda played Burkina Faso at Namboole, the defender has played both Cranes’ friendly against Tunisia and Slovakia.

Despite all that, Sserunkuuma intimated to www.kccafc.com through the FUFA media team that he is not bothered by the situation and will continue to work hard for the team.

I came with the team as the leading top scorer of the league, that alone doesn’t guarantee me a an obvious starting place on the team, I just need to continue working hard and will grab my chance when I get it

Uganda Cranes will play AFCON title holders Ivory Coast on Wednesday in their last buildup game before they head out to Gabon ahead of their opener on January 17th against Ghana in Port Gentil.