The Uganda U17 Women’s national side technical team has summoned 30 players ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
Uganda is slatted to take on Cameroon later this month in the first leg of the qualifiers, which will determine one of the nations to represent Africa at the FIFA U17 Women World Cup.
It is understood that the team will start preparations on Monday, October 5 to ensure they are in the best shape possible to face their West African counterparts.
The whole squad plus officials will reside at Paradise Hotel after undergoing COVID-19 tests as guided by the Government.
The core of the team that has been summoned includes players that played in the previous qualifying rounds against Ethiopia and Tanzania.
However, the coach has also named new faces including Gift Nasasira (Maroons WFC), Winnifred Kwatulira (Jinja United FC), Devine Mirembe (Asubo Gafford Ladies FC) and (Kamuyati Naigaga) among others.
After the first leg in Kampala, Uganda will then travel to Cameroon for the return-leg due in mid-November.
The Full summoned Squad
Daphine Nyayenga- Uganda Martyrs High School, Joan Namusisi – Isra Soccer Academy, Zulaika Ngamita – Asubo Gafford Ladies.
Grace Aluka – Kawempe Muslim Ladies, Samalie Nakacwa – Kawempe Muslim Ladies, Sumaya Komuntale – Tooro Queens, Bira Naddunga – Olila High School, Gillian Akadinda – Olila High School, Gloria Namugerwa – Uganda Martyrs High School, Stella Musubuka – Kawempe Muslim Ladies, Patricia Akiror – Ajax Queens FC.
Winnifred Kwatulira – Jinja United FC, Devine Mirembe – Asubo Gafford Ladies FC. Shamira Nalugya – Kawempe Muslim Ladies, Shakira Nyinagahirwa – Kawempe Muslim Ladies, Kevin Nakacwa – Uganda Martyrs High School, Moreen Nangonzi – Ajax Queens FC, Ruth Nyakato – Tooro Queens FC, Sumaya Kyomuhendo – Isra Soccer Academy, Sumaya Tibazalika – Sumaya (Wakiso).
Juliet Nalukenge – Kawempe Muslim Ladies, Zaina Nandede – She Kataka FC, Fauzia Najjemba – Kampala Queens, Hadijjah Nandago – Kawempe Muslim Ladies, Margaret Kunihira – Kawempe Muslim Ladies, Catherine Nagadya – Uganda Martyrs High School, Zaitun Namaganda – Taggy High School, Eva Nagayi – Rines WFC, Kamuyati Naigaga – Taggy High School, Brenda Munyana – Uganda Martyrs High School.
-Ayub Khalifa – Head coach
-Hadijah Namuyanja – Assistant coach
-James Magala – Goalkeeping coach
-Oliver Mbekeka – Trainer
-Stella Nankumba – Team Doctor
-Joan Namusisi – Team coordinator
-Cissy Nakiguba – Kits Manager
-Steven Mayamba –Media Officer
-Chrizestom Kalibbala – Leader of Delegation