By Frank Kamuntu
Uganda National Women Football team Crested Cranes technical team released the final list of 20 players for the forthcoming CECAFA Senior Women Challenge CUP from 16th to 25th November 2019 in Tanzania.
Ruth Aturo (UCU Lady Cardinals) is the team captain. She is assisted by Bridget Nabisaalu (She Corporate) and Fazila Ikwaput (Lady Doves) as first and second assistants respectively.
The team will travel to Tanzania on Thursday 14th November after completing 10 days camped at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.
On Sunday 17 th November 2019, Uganda will play the first group B match against Djibouti at Chamazi Stadium.
The second game will come against Ethiopia on Tuesday 19th November before finalizing the group matches with a hot duel against rivals Kenya on Thursday 21st November at Chamazi Stadium
The top two teams in group A and B will qualify for the semifinals.
Goalkeepers: Daisy Nakaziro (Lady Doves), Ruth Aturo (UCU Lady Cardials), Namusisi Joan (Isra soccer Academy)
Defenders: Viola Namuddu (Makerere University), Shadia Nankya (UCU Lady Cardinals), Bridget Nabisaalu (She Corporate), Eunice Ariokot (Olila High School ) Grace Aluka ( Kawempe Muslim SS Ladies FC), Aisha Namukisa (Kampala Queens).
Midfielders: Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Riticia Nabbosa (Lady Doves),Harriet Nakuba (Kampala Queens), Amina Nababi (Makerere University), Fauzia Najjemba (Kampala Queens)
Forwards: Hasifa Nassuna (UCU Lady Cardinals), Juliet Nalukenge (Kawempe Muslim), Margret Kunihira (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Zainah Namuleme (Kampala Queens), Fazila Ikwaput (Lady Doves), Shamirah Nalugya (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC)
Group B Fixtures
17th Nov – Uganda Vs Djibouti
19th Nov – Uganda Vs Ethiopia
21st Nov – Kenya Vs Uganda