The Uganda U17 National Women’s Football team has embarked on preparations for the final round of the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup 2021 Qualifiers against Cameroon.
The team under the stewardship of coaches Hadijja Namuyanja, Olive Mbekeka (fitness) and James Magala (goalkeeper) conducted double sessions on Friday; in the morning and evening at the StarTimes stadium, Lugogo.
The teams will conduct almost all their training sessions in Lugogo.
The team is currently in a residential camp at Cranes Paradise Hotel. This is after undergoing the mandatory tests for COVID-19 as guided by the government.
Uganda will face Cameroon in the final qualifying hurdle with the first game slated to take place on 31st October in Kampala and the return leg two weeks later away.
The winner on aggregate will together with two other countries represent Africa at the finals to be hosted by India between February and March.
The Full Squad
*Daphine Nyayenga- Uganda Martyrs High School
*Joan Namusisi – Isra Soccer Academy
*Zulaika Ngamita – Asubo Gafford Ladies
*Grace Aluka – Kawempe Muslim Ladies
*Samalie Nakacwa – Kawempe Muslim Ladies
*Sumaya Komuntale – Tooro Queens
*Bira Naddunga – Olila High School
*Gillian Akadinda – Olila High School
*Gloria Namugerwa – Uganda Martyrs High School
*Stella Musubuka – Kawempe Muslim Ladies
*Patricia Akiror – Ajax Queens FC
*Winnifred Kwatulira – Jinja United FC
*Devine Mirembe – Asubo Gafford Ladies FC
*Shamira Nalugya – Kawempe Muslim Ladies
*Shakira Nyinagahirwa – Kawempe Muslim Ladies
*Kevin Nakacwa – Uganda Martyrs High School
*Moreen Nangonzi – Ajax Queens
*Ruth Nyakato – Tooro Queens FC
*Sumaya Kyomuhendo – Isra Soccer Academy
*Sumaya Tibazalika – Sumaya (Wakiso)
*Juliet Nalukenge – Kawempe Muslim Ladies
*Zaina Nandede – She Kataka FC
*Fauzia Najjemba – Kampala Queens
*Hadijjah Nandago – Kawempe Muslim Ladies
*Margaret Kunihira – Kawempe Muslim Ladies
*Catherine Nagadya – Uganda Martyrs High School
*Zaitun Namaganda – Taggy High School
*Eva Nagayi – Rines WFC
*Kamuyati Naigaga – Taggy High School
*Esther Adokole – She Kataka FC
*Brenda Munyana – Uganda Martyrs High School
*Ayub Khalifa – Head coach (currently in quarantine due to COVID-19)
*Hadijah Namuyanja – Assistant coach
*James Magala – Goalkeeping coach
*Oliver Mbekeka – Trainer
*Stella Nankumba – Team Doctor
*Joan Namusisi – Team coordinator
*Cissy Nakiguba – Kits Manager
*Steven Mayamba –Media Officer
*Chrizestom John Kalibbala – Leader of Delegation