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Crested Cranes provisional squad reduced to 26 players

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Crested Cranes in a training session at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru recently. FUFA Photo

The Crested Cranes (Uganda senior women’s national football team) provisional squad that is currently preparing for COSAFA Women’s Championship has been trimmed to 26 players from the initial 32 that were summoned for a residential camp.

The team is still camped at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru with only two players, Yudaya Nakayenze and Shiraz Natasha yet to join the team.

24 players are in camp at the moment with Nakayenze and Natasha set to join the team in South Africa before the start of the tournament.

The final squad will have only 20 players and will be revealed towards departure.

The final squad will depart for South Africa on 27th September 2021. The Crested Cranes are pooled in Group C alongside Zambia, Eswatini and Namibia.

Players currently in camp

Goalkeepers
Ruth Aturo (UCU Lady Cardinals FC), Daisy Nakaziro (Lady Doves FC), Gloria Namakula (Tooro Queens FC)

Defenders

Viola Namuddu (Makerere University WFC), Shadia Nankya (UCU Lady Cardinals FC), Eunice Ariokot (Olila High School WFC), Bridget Nabisaalu (She Corporate FC), Phoebe Banura (UCU Lady Cardinals FC), Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC)

Midfielders

Joan Nabirye(Vihiga Queens FC), Rhoda Nanziri (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Reticia Nabbosa (Lady Doves FC), Sheebah Zalwango (Asubo Gafford Ladies FC), Phiona Nabbumba (She Corporate FC), Spencer Nakacwa (Lady Doves FC), Norah Alupo (Lady Doves FC), Amina Nababi (Makerere University WFC), Resty Kobusobozi (Tooro Queens FC), Anita Namata (Uganda Martyrs High School FC)

Forwards

Hasifa Nassuna (UCU Lady Cardinals FC), Sharon Naddunga (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Resty Nanziri (Kampala Queens FC), Sandra Nabweteme (Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar, Iceland), Laki Otandeka (New Jersey Copa FC, USA)

Yet to join

Yudayah Nakayenze (Lindey Wilson College, USA)

Shiraz Natasha (Maccabi Kishronot Hadera FC, Israel)

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