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Full house as Lady Doves trio beefs up U20 Women’s camp ahead of World Cup Qualifiers

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All the 30 summoned players are now in camp. (PHOTO/Courtesy)

The Uganda U20 Women’s National Football Team has been beefed up with the arrival of three players from Lady Doves FC.

Goalkeeper Daphine Nyayenga, defender Halima Kanyago and forward Joweria Nagadya are the three players who arrived on Saturday, September 11.

All three were part of Lady Doves team that featured at the just concluded CAF Women’s Champions League CECAFA Qualifiers in Nairobi, Kenya.

Lady Doves FC finished third after defeating Tanzanian side Simba Queens 2-1 on Thursday in the third-place playoff match, taking home a cash prize of USD 10,000.

The arrival of the trio means it is now a full house in camp with all the 30 players summoned by Head coach Ayub Khalifan, under one roof.

The Uganda U20 Women’s National Team is preparing to face Kenya in the first round of the 2022 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers.

Uganda will play Kenya in Nairobi between 23rd – 25th, September 2021 while the return leg in Kampala will be played between 7th -9th October 2021.

U20 Provisional Squad

Goalkeepers

Daphine Nyayenga (Lady Doves FC), Joan Namusisi (Kampala Queens FC), Esther Akite Okello (Olila High School FC), Saida Namwanje (Luweero Giant Queens FC).

Defenders

Sumayah Komuntale (Tooro Queens FC), Jolly Kobusinge (Tooro Queens FC), Shakira Nankwanga(Kawempe Muslim Ladies), Grace Aluka (Olila High School FC), Stella Musubika (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Biira Nadunga (Olila High School FC), Samalie Nakacwa (Kawempe Muslim FC), Halima Kanyago (Lady Doves FC), Faridah Namirimu (Wakiso Hills WFC), Gillian Akadinda (Olila High School FC), Aisha Nantongo (Kawempe Muslim Ladies).

Midfielders

Shamirah Nalugya (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Shakirah Nyinagahirwa (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Zaina Nandede (Kataka SHE FC), Lillian Mutuuzo (Kampala Queens), Catherine Nagadya (Uganda Martyrs High School), Margaret Kunihira (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Kevin Nakacwa (Uganda Martyrs High School FC).

Forwards

Fauzia Najjemba (Kampala Queens), Joan Ainembabazi (Tooro Queens FC), Hadijah Nandago (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Bernadette Namwenge (Ajax Queens FC), Kamiyati Naigaga (Taggy High School FC), Zaituni Namaganda (Taggy High School FC), Joweria Nagadya (Lady Doves FC), Eva Naggayi (Rines SS WFC).

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