U17 Girls World Cup Qualifiers – Return Leg
Uganda vs Tanzania (Agg: 1-2)
StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo
Saturday, 14-03-2020 @4pm
The Uganda’s U17 Girls national football team will be hoping to bounce back from a first leg loss away to Tanzania when the two sides meet in the return leg of their World Cup qualifiers on Saturday.
The loss in Dar es Salaam was the team’s first in history after a strong start since it was formed last year.
Ayub Khalifa’s side has been in training for over 10 days at both the FUFA Technical Center in Njeru and StarTimes Stadium in Lugogo.
Heading into the second leg with a precious away goals, Uganda will be confident of getting the job done.
What they are saying ahead of the game
Ayub Khalifa, Uganda’s head coach
“We have prepared as best as we could so everyone is ready.
“We play the best side in the region but we are not scared because we know how good we are.
“After scoring away from home, we hope to capitalize on that and reach the next round of qualifying.”
Juliet Nalukenge, Uganda’s captain
“If we can get the result over Tanzania on Saturday, then it will be more fulfilling because when you win as a team nothing feels better.
“We have never beaten their team, but now it’s not about who has done what before, because we shall have to deliver ourselves from beneath the ruins.”
“The team is ready and the mood in the camp is very positive, all the players believe and are confident ahead of the game.”
The game will be free of charge for the fans as FUFA hopes to have enough supporters turn up to support the girls.
The winner between Tanzania and Uganda will face either Cameroon or Sao Tome and Principe.