U-20 Women Football Team

This year’s CECAFA U-20 Women Championship kicks off in seven days from now. The regional youth championship for women will start on October 28 and it’s final game is expected to be played on November 10.

Uganda will host the event at FUFA Technical Center in Njeru and the East African nation has embarked on readying its team for the tournament.

Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi, the head coach of Uganda U-20 Women’s national team, has summoned a provisional pool of 30 players for a residential camp in Njeru effective Wednesday.

The squad that is headlined by star girl Juliet Nalukenge of Apollon Ladies of Cyprus has four goalkeepers, nine defenders and the same quantity of strikers, whilst the midfielders are eight.

Full Squad

Goalkeepers

Joan Namusisi (Kampala Queens FC), Diana Natukunda (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC),Daphine Nyayenga (Lady Doves FC) and Saida Namwanje (Luweero Giant Queens FC)

Defenders

Biira Nadunga (Olila High School FC), Samalie Nakacwa (Kawempe Muslim FC), Harima Kanyago (Lady Doves FC), Gillian Akadinda (Olila High School FC), Sumayah Komuntale (Tooro Queens FC), , Grace Aluka (Olila High School FC), Stella Musibika (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC) and
Aisha Nantongo (Kawempe Muslim Ladies)

Midfielders

Margaret Kunihira (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Kevin Nakacwa (Uganda Martyrs High School FC), Olivia Babirye (Lady Doves FC), Shamirah Nalugya (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC),Zaina Nandede (Kataka SHE FC), Phiona Nabulime (Devine Soccer Academy), Catherine Nagadya (Uganda Martyrs High School) and Shakirah Nyinagahirwa (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC)
Forwards

Juliet Nalukenge (Apollon Ladies FC), Zaituni Namaganda (Taggy High School FC), Joweria Nagadya (Lady Doves FC), Eva Naggayi (Rines SS WFC), Fauzia Najjemba (Kampala Queens), Hadijah Nandago (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Constance Nelima (She Kataka FC), Ronah Regina Nantege (She Corporate FC) and Aisha Namukaaya (Dynamic SS Jjeza WFC)

Officials

Head Coach – Ayub Khalifan Kiyingi

Assistant Coach – Oliver Mbekeka

Goalkeeping Coach – Mubarak Kiberu

Team Doctor – Stella Nankumba

Equipment Manager – Cissy Nakiguba

Media Officer – Faridah Tomusange Nassejje