Uganda U17 Women’s National team coach Ayub Khalifah Kiyingi has named a 30-man provisional squad that will start preparations for their FIFA U17 Women’s Wold Cup qualifier doubleheader against Cameroon.
The summoned squad is dominated by players that featured in the previous qualifying games against Ethiopia and Tanzania.
Coach Khalifa also included new faces in goalkeeper Gift Nasasira from Maroons WFC, Winnifred Kwatulira – Jinja United FC, Devine Mirembe – Asubo Gafford Ladies FC and Kamuyati Naigaga among others.
The team will enter a residential camp on Monday at Cranes Paradise Hotel, Kisaasi after undergoing the mandatory tests for COVID-19 as guided by the Government.
Uganda will play against Cameroon in the final qualifying round with the first game scheduled for 31st October in Kampala before the return leg which will come two weeks later.
The Full 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 John Kalibbala – Leader of Delegation