Ismail Watenga

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Ismail Watenga
Personal information
Full name Ismail Bin Abdul Rashid Watenga
Date of birth (1995-05-15) 15 May 1995 (age 20)
Place of birth Uganda
Playing position Goalkeeper[1]
Club information
Current team
Vipers S.C.[2]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– Vipers S.C.
National team
2014– Uganda 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 February 2014

Ismail Watenga (born 15 May 1995) is a Ugandan professional footballer, who plays as a goalkeeper for Vipers S.C..[2]

International career[edit]

In January 2014, coach Milutin Sredojević, invited him to be a part of the Uganda national football team squad for the 2014 African Nations Championship.[3][4] The team placed third in the group stage of the competition after beating Burkina Faso, drawing with Zimbabwe and losing to Morocco.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Micho Names Uganda Final Team For CHAN 2014". Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Uganda". Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Uganda Cranes Regroup For CHAN 2014 Preparations". Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Uganda makes changes in squad for 2014 Africa Nations Championship". Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Uganda's impressive CHAN start". Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Zimbabwe vs Uganda Preview". Retrieved 11 February 2014.