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Crested Cranes leave for CECAFA Senior Women Challenge Cup

Crested Cranes at the airport

16th-25th November – Dar es salaam ,Tanzania

Group B Fixtures:

17th Nov  – Uganda vs Djibouti

19th  Nov  – Uganda vs Ethiopia

21st  Nov – Kenya  vs Uganda

Uganda National Women Football team head coach Faridah Bulega and her assistants on Wednesday released the final list of 20 players for the forthcoming CECAFA Senior Women Challenge Cup from November 16-25 in Tanzania.

UCU Lady Cardinals goalkeeper Ruth Aturo  is the team captain. She will be assisted by Bridget Nabisaalu (She Corporate) and Fazila Ikwaput (Lady Doves) as first and second assistants respectively.

Crested Cranes in training

The team travels to Tanzania this Thursday after ten days in camp at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru. On Sunday, Uganda will play the first group B match against Djibouti at Chamazi Stadium.

The second game will come against Ethiopia next Tuesday 19th November before finalizing the group matches with a hot duel against rivals Kenya on Thursday 21st November at Chamazi Stadium. The top two teams in group A and B will qualify for the semifinals.

Crested Cranes technical team

Final Squad:

Goalkeepers: Daisy Nakaziro (Lady Doves), Ruth Aturo (UCU Lady Cardials), Namusisi Joan (Isra soccer Academy)

Defenders: Viola Namuddu (Makerere University), Shadia Nankya (UCU Lady Cardinals), Bridget Nabisaalu (She Corporate),  Eunice Ariokot (Olila High School )  Grace Aluka ( Kawempe Muslim SS Ladies FC), Aisha Namukisa (Kampala Queens).

Midfielders: Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC),  Riticia Nabbosa (Lady Doves),Harriet Nakuba (Kampala Queens), Amina Nababi (Makerere University), Fauzia Najjemba (Kampala Queens)

Forwards: Hasifa Nassuna (UCU Lady Cardinals), Juliet Nalukenge (Kawempe Muslim), Margret Kunihira (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Zainah Namuleme (Kampala Queens), Fazila Ikwaput (Lady Doves), Shamirah Nalugya (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC)


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