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WAFCON 2022: Familiar faces in Crested Cranes team for opener against Senegal

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TotalEnergies WAFCON 2022
Group A
Senegal vs Uganda
Moulay Abdellah Sports Complex, Rabat
Kickoff:6PM (Local Time)

Crested Cranes Head Coach George Lutalo has named the starting XI that will face Senegal in Uganda’s first game at the 2022 TotalEnergies Women Africa Cup of Nations.

The gaffer has maintained the team that started and won 5-0 against Zambia in a practice game on Tuesday.

Skipper Ruth Aturo starts in goal with Asia Nakibuuka and Sumaya Komuntale playing as the right back and left back respectively.

Aisha Nantongo partners Yudaya Nakayenze at the heart of defence.

In a 4-3-3 system, the midfield trio has Joan Nabirye deployed as the holding midfielder.

Shamirah Nalugya and Hasifah Nassuna will play in the advance roles.

Violah Nambi who bagged a brace against Zambia on her debut starts on the right wing while Fauzia Najjemba takes charge of the left flank with Rita Kivumbi leading the line.

Starting XI
Ruth Aturo (GK), Asia Nakibuuka, Sumaya Komuntale, Yudaya Nakayenze, Aisha Nantongo,Joan Nabirye, Shamirah Nalugya, Hasifah Nassuna, Rita Kivumbi, Violah Nambi, Fauzia Najjemba

Substitutes
Daisy Nakaziro(GK), Vanessa Edith Karungi(GK), Margaret Namirimu, Sandra Nabweteme, Lillian Mutuuzo, Fazila Ikwaput, Joan Ainembabazi, Phiona Nabbumba, Sheebah Zalwango

*Credit: FUFA website.

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