Former national U17 Women’s team coach Ayub Khalifan Kiyingi has replaced Oliver Mbekeka as head coach for the U20 women’s team. Mbekeka however is retained as his assistant.
Uganda are preparing to face Kenya in the first of the preliminaries to be played between September 23rd/ 25th and October 7th-9th for the second leg.
FUFA has also elevated Mubarak Kiberu, who previously worked as the head coach for the national U17 team goalkeeping coach to serve in the same capacity as U20 women’s team.
Stella Nankumba and Cissy Nakiguba have been assigned the roles of Team Doctor and Equipment manager respectively.
The team will converge on on September 7th for a residential camp at FUFA technical Center Njeru.
The summoned squad
Daphine Nyayenga (Lady Doves FC), Joan Namusisi (Kampala Queens FC), Esther Akite Okello (Olila High School FC), Saida Namwanje (Luweero Giant Queens FC)
Sumayah Komuntale (Tooro Queens FC), Jolly Kobusinge (Tooro Queens FC), Gloria Namugerwa (Lady Doves), Grace Aluka (Olila High School FC), Stella Musubika (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Biira Nadunga (Olila High School FC), Samalie Nakacwa (Kawempe Muslim FC)
Shamirah Nalugya (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Shakirah Nyinagahirwa (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Zaina Nandede (Kataka SHE FC), Lillian Mutuuzo (Kampala Queens), Catherine Nagadya (Uganda Martyr High School), Margaret Kunihira (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Kevin Nakacwa (Uganda Martyrs High School FC), Faridah Namirimu (Wakiso Hills WFC), Gillian Akadinda (Olila High School FC), Aisha Nantongo (Kawempe Muslim Ladies)
Fauzia Najjemba (Kampala Queens), Joan Ainembabazi (Tooro Queens FC), Halima Kanyago (Lady Doves FC), Hadijah Nandago (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Bernadette Namwenge (Ajax Queens FC), Kamiyati Naigaga (Taggy High School FC), Zaituni Namaganda (Taggy High School FC), Joweria Nagadya (Lady Doves FC), Eva Naggayi (Rines SS WFC)
Head Coach – Ayub Khalifan Kiyingi
Assistant Coach – Oliver Mbekeka
Goalkeeping Coach – Mubarak Kiberu
Team Doctor – Stella Nankumba
Equipment Manager – Cissy Nakiguba
Media Officer –Aloysius Byamukama