Onyango announces Uganda Cranes retirement

Onyango announces Uganda Cranes retirement

Onyango, capped 79 times for Uganda, made his international debut in 2005 and featured for Uganda at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2017 and 2019 when he captained the squad to the round of 16.

Dennis Onyango

Uganda captain Dennis Onyango announced his retirement from international football on Monday 12 April 2021.

The 35 year old who plays his club football for South African giants Mamelodi Sundowns wrote on his social media platforms, “It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my retirement from International Football. After much consideration, my family, managers and I decided it was in my best interest to hang my gloves on my beloved Cranes. Big thanks to every Ugandan over the years.”

Onyango, capped 79 times for Uganda, made his international debut in 2005 and featured for Uganda at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2017 and 2019 when he captained the squad to the round of 16.

His retirement follows that of vice captain Hassan Waswa who made public his decision on Friday 9 April 2021.

Uganda captain Dennis Onyango announced his retirement from international football on Monday 12 April 2021.

The 35 year old who plays his club football for South African giants Mamelodi Sundowns wrote on his social media platforms, “It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my retirement from International Football. After much consideration, my family, managers and I decided it was in my best interest to hang my gloves on my beloved Cranes. Big thanks to every Ugandan over the years.”

Onyango, capped 79 times for Uganda, made his international debut in 2005 and featured for Uganda at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2017 and 2019 when he captained the squad to the round of 16.

His retirement follows that of vice captain Hassan Waswa who made public his decision on Friday 9 April 2021.

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