Uganda U18 Women’s National Team head coach Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi on Saturday named the final squad for the upcoming CECAFA U18 Women’s Championship.
The gaffer confirmed a squad comprised of 20 players that will feature at the regional championship that starts on 25th July and will run up to 3rd August in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
The team traveled to Tanzania on Sunday morning (2:45AM) aboard Ethiopian Airlines with FUFA Executive Committee Member Agnes Mugena as the Leader of Delegation.
The team has had several practice games this week with the latest coming on Saturday against FUFA Women Super League Champions Kampala Queens and it ended in a goalless draw at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.
The Championship will have five teams competing including Uganda, hosts Tanzania, Ethiopia, Burundi and Zanzibar with games played in a round robbin format.
Bridget Nansamba (Rines SS WFC), Sharon Norah Kaidu (Uganda Martyrs Lubaga WFC), Cecilia Kamuli (FC Tooro Queens)
Patricia Nakato Nanyanzi (Rines SS WFC), Sharifah Nakimera (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Patience Nabulobi (Kampala Queens FC), Charity Katusiime (Taggy High School), Rebecca Nandhengo (Uganda Martyrs Lubaga WFC), Desire Katisi Natooro (Amus College School), Hadijah Namakula (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC)
Patricia Nayiga (Wakiso Hill WFC), Kulusum Namutebi (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Phionah Nabulime (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Agnes Nabukenya (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Immaculate Odaru (Rines SS WFC)
Allen Nassazi (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Shamsa Najjuma (Uganda Martyrs Lubaga WFC), Brenda Munyana (Uganda Martyrs Lubaga WFC), Kamiyati Naigaga (Asubo Gafford Ladies FC), Monica Nanono (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC)
Leader of Delegation – Agnes Mugena
Head Coach – Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi
Goalkeeping Coach – Mubarak Kiberu
Fitness Coach – Felix Ayobo
Team Doctor – Mable Kabatalindwa
Team Physiotherapist – Darlian Kyasimiire
Team Coordinator – Joan Namusisi
Equipment Manager – Prossy Nalwadda
Media Officer – Animah Namutebi
Pauline Owomugisha – FUFA Delegate
Diana Hope Nyago – FUFA Delegate
Glady Alela – FUFA Delegate
John Giramia – FUFA Delegate