Denis Onyango to retain Uganda leadership role

2019-10-08 07:25
Denis Onyango (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - New Uganda coach Johnny McKinstry has confirmed that Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper Denis Onyango will continue as captain of the Cranes.

The 34-year-old shot-stopper is a mainstay in Uganda's national side and was first made captain when Milutin Sredojevic was in charge.

McKinstry told BBC Football: "Denis as a footballer, his career, he is second to none.

"He has obviously been the captain for the Cranes for a while now and down at Mamelodi Sundowns.

"He is a leading light in the dressing room so I think that there is a lot more that Denis has to offer.

"I very much want him to be part of the success we achieve going forward."

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