Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) has unveiled Alberto Antuna as the new head coach of the Women team the Gazelles.
Antuna, the Spanish, joins with experience having worked with Montenegro as the assistant coach.
He was unveiled on Monday morning in a Press Conference at Africana Hotel in Kampala.
He replaces UCU Canons coach Nicholas Natuhereza who will be his assistant while Mavita Ali and Henry Malinga are part of the technical team.
His immediate task will be to guide Uganda at the Zone Five Qualifiers as the side seeks for a ticket to the Afrobasket.
The provisional squad for the Zone Five in Lugogo due February 14-19, has been summoned and will immediately start preparations at Lugogo.
The Provisional Squad:
Evelyne Nakiyingi (JKL Lady Dolphins), Winfred Akello (Miracle), Flavia Oketcho (JKL Lady Dolphins), Sarah Ageno (JT Lady Jaguars), Shakira Nanvubya (UCU Lady Canons), Bridget Aber (UCU Lady Canons), Fildauce Namuleme (KIU Rangers), Becky Longom (KCAA Leopards), Angella Namirimu (KCCA Leopards), Sarah Namale (Nabisunsa Girls), Brenda Ekone (JKL Lady Dolphins), Rebecca Anyu (KCCA Leopards), Shila Lamunu (Magic Stormers), Rita Imanishimwe (JKL Lady Dolphins), Amoding Moreen (JT Lady Jaguars), Perus Nyamwenge (KIU Rangers), Shadia Mbwali (Nkumba Lady Marines), Agatha Kamwada ( UCU Lady Canons), Diana Letaru (Magic Stormers), Azida Nabayunga (UCU Lady Canons), Zaina Lokwameri (JT Lady Jaguars), Margaret Bagaala (KU Ladies), Mary Amaniyo (KIU Rangers), Leticia Awor (KCCA Leopards), Faridah Kandondi (KU Ladies), Hope Akello (JKL), Sharon Kirabo (KIU Rangers), Sylvia Nantongo (SMASK)