Cecafa Women Championship 2022: Lutalo reveals travelling Squad to Njeru

Crested Cranes head coach George William Lutalo has named the travelling Squad ahead of the Upcoming Cecafa Women Championship to be held in Njeru early next month.

A number of players, that were initially summoned earlier this month have not been included in the team to Njeru.

But among the notables, that have been left out are some of the foreign based players.

These include goalkeepers Ruth Aturo, Vannessa Edith Karungi, Yudaya Nakayenze, Rita Kivumbi and forward Fauzia Najjemba.

It has been understood that the said players are still engaged with club duties.

Another big factor is that CECAFA is not recognized on the international FIFA calendar and thus most of these players may not be released to attend the tournament unless their respective leagues have ended.

At Njeru, the team will be expected to be trimmed again to make the final number of 32 players for the tournament.

The Cecafa Women’s Championship will kick start on 1st June till 11th the same month this year at the Fufa Technical centre in Njeru.

The hosts, Uganda are dipped in group A alongside Rwanda, Burundi and Djibouti.

This year’s tournament will see eight teams participate in the upcoming Cecafa Women’s Championship.

Coached by George William Lutalo, Uganda will hope to use this tournament to prepare for the Final Total energies Women Africa Cup of nations championship that will take place in July, 2022 in Morocco.

Crested Cranes Traveling Squad

Daisy Nakaziro (Uganda Martyrs WFC, Uganda), Daphine Nyayenga (She Corporate FC, Uganda), Juliet Adeke (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC, UgandaAF), Hadijjah Nalongo (UCU, Uganda)

Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC, Uganda), Shadia Nankya (UCU Lady Cardinals FC, Uganda), Salena Allibhai (KAA Gent, Belgium), Aisha Nantongo (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC, Uganda), Viola Namuddu (Makerere University WFC, Uganda), Harima Kanyago (Uganda Martyrs WFC, Uganda), Samalie Nakacwa (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Margaret Namirimu (She Corporate FC, Uganda), Lukia Namubiru (Kampala Queens FC, Uganda), Sumaya Komuntale (FC Tooro Queens, Uganda), Miriam Ibunyu (She Corporate FC, Uganda)

Naome Nagadya (She Corporate FC, Uganda), Joan Nabirye (Vihiga Queens, Kenya), Sheebah Zalwango (FC Amani, DR Congo), Shamirah Nalugya ( Kampala Queens FC, Uganda), Phiona Nabbumba (She Corporate FC, Uganda), Riticia Nabbosa (Lady Doves FC, Uganda)

Elizabeth Nakigozi (Uganda Martyrs WFC, Uganda), Lilian Mutuuzo (Kampala Queens FC, Uganda), Joana Ainembabazi (Rines SS WFC)Juliet Nalukenge (Chrysomolia FC, Cyprus), Natasha Shirazi (Maccabi Kishronot Hadera, Israel), Zaina Nandede (Kampala Queens FC, Uganda), Hasifa Nassuna (UCU Lady Cardinals FC, Uganda), Sandra Nabweteme (Unattached), Fazila Ikwaput (Lady Doves, Uganda), Margaret Kunihira (Kampala Queens, Uganda)



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