Group A – Tanzania, Zanzibar, South Sudan, Burundi
Group B – Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti
Uganda Crested Cranes coach Faridah Bulega has summoned a squad of 35 for the forthcoming 2019 CECAFA Women Championship.
The Crested Cranes is pooled in Group B along side Kenya’s Harambee Starlets, Ethiopia’s Lucy and Dinknesh and Djibouti with the eight team-tourney slated in Tanzania from November 14-23.
Uganda start preps with a five day non residential training starting on Wednesday before entering camp in Njeru and will later be trimmed on November 12th, 2019.
Kampala Queens’ Fauziah Najjemba makes the cut but uncertainties surround her availability since she will finish her UCE exams on November 8.
Mutuuzo Lilian, Adeke Juliet and Nakabugo Marion miss out because of Exams.
Stellah Musibika, Kunihira Margaret, Najjemba and Juliet Nalukenge makes the cut from the team that
won the COSAFA U17 championship recently in Mauritius.
Mable Kusasira (Kampala Queens) and Nabulobi Mercy (UCU) are some of the players that have been summoned for the first time.
Goalkeepers – Daisy Nakaziro (UCU Lady Canons), Ruth Arturo (Lady Doves), Atumango Irene (She Corporates) and Kalungi Vanessa (Makerere University).
Viola Namuddu (Makerere University), Shadia Nankya (UCU Lady Cardinals), Bridget Nabisaalu (She Corporates), Mercy Nabulobi (UCU Lady Cardinals), Margret Birabwa (Muteesa I Royal University), Marion Amagat (Olila High School), Brenda Nandagire (Uganda Martyrs), Grace Aluka (Kawempe Muslim), Eunice Ariokot (Olila High School), Aisha Namukisa (Kampala Queens)
Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Muslim), Sarah Nakuya (Nkumba University), Alupo Norah (Savoiur FC), Zainah Nandede (Kataka), Riticia Nabbosa (Lady Doves), Beatrice Andokore (Kataka), Teddy Najjuma (UCU Lady Cardinals), Harriet Nakkuba (Kampala Queens), Phionah Nabumba (She Corporates), Aminah Nababi (Makerere University), Marble Kusasira (Kampala Queens)
Hasifa Nassuna (UCU Lady Cardinals), Juliet Nalukenge (Kawempe Muslim), Margret Kunihira (Kawempe Muslim), Rashidah Nankya (Uganda Martyrs), Resty Nanziri (Kampala Queens), Zainah Nanziri (Kampala Queens), Fazila Ikwaput (Lady Doves), Shamirah Nalugya (Kawempe Muslim).
Head Coach – Farida Bulega
Assistant Coach – Edward Kaziba and Ayub Khalifa
Goalkeeping coach – James Magala
Fitness coach – Oliver Mbekeka
Team Doctor – Mable Kabatalindwa