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U17 Girls team starts training in Njeru

Olivia Mbekeka (R) takes the girls through fitness drills
Olivia Mbekeka (R) takes the girls through fitness drills

FIFA U-17 Women World Cup Qualifiers

First Leg: 11th January 2020

Uganda Vs Ethiopia, Lugogo

Uganda U17 Women’ National Team has this Saturday started residential training ahead of their FIFA U-17 Women World Cup Qualifiers match at home against Ethiopia due January 11 at the StarTimes stadium, Lugogo.

Head coach Ayub Khalifa summoned a provisional squad of 30 players that entered camp at the FUFA technical center, Njeru n Friday.

CECAFA Women U17 valuable player Fauzia Najjemba and Airtel FUFA Women Football of the year Nalukenge Juliet are part of the summoned squad.

Khalifa summoned two new faces that were not part of the CECAFA U17 challenge cup winning team including; striker Allen Nasaazi and teammate Kigongo Angella Auchi from St Noah.

Ayub takes the team through drills

There other players were part of the team that lifted COSAFA U17 Women trophy in Mauritius and CECAFA U17 Women trophy in Njeru. “Being that they have been off, I expected their fitness levels to be a bit down and so in today’s session, we majorly focused on assessing and improving their fitness after which we did some ball works. I am pleased that they are not badly off. We are going to build on that in the following sessions,” Khalifa noted on Saturday after the first session in the morning before another in the evening.

Full Summoned Team:

Goalkeepers: Daphine Nyayenga (Uganda Martyrs HS), Joan Namusisi (Mukono HS) and Nyamita Zulaika (Asubo Gafford Ladies WFC)

Others: Akadinda Gillian (Olila High School WFC), Namugerwa Goria ( Uganda Martyrs HS), Musibika Stella (Kawempe Muslim WFC), Akiror Patricia (Masaka SS), Komuntale Sumayah ( king of kings ), Nakacwa Samalie (Kawempe Muslim ), Nadunga Bira (Olila High School WFC),Nakacwa Kevin ( Uganda Martyrs HS), Nangonzi Maureen ( Mukono High), Nyinagahirwa Shakirah (Kawempe Muslim WFC), Odaru Immaculate ( Mukono High ) Nagayi Eva ( Rines Secondary School), Kyomuhendo Sumaya ( Isra Soccer Academy), Nakayenga Brenda (Kawempe Muslim WFC), Adokole Esther (Amus College), Kunihira Margret ( Kawempe Muslim WFC), Munyana Brenda ( Uganda Martyrs HS), Nagadya Catherine ( Uganda Martyrs HS), Nandede Zainah (Amus College), Namaganda Zaitun (Taggy High School), Nyakato Ruth (Tooro Queens WFC), Nandago Hadijah (Isra Soccer Academy), Amonding Mercy (Bishop Secondary School).


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