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Lutalo replaces Bulega, announces strong squad for COSAFA Cup

Kenneth MUKISA

Fresh from being appointed head coach for the national Women’s football team, George William Lutalo has announced his first squad to start preparing for the COSAFA cup in South Africa .

He has been confirmed as Farida Bulega’s replacement.  Bulega will be enrolling for a CAF B coaching license in Nairobi, Kenya scheduled for 6th September to December 15th.

Assistant and goalkeeper coach roles have remained Edward Kaziba and James Magala who maintained their positions respectively.

The COSAFA Women’s Championship will be held in South Africa between 28th September – 9th October 2021.

Uganda will also take part in the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) Qualifiers where the Crested Cranes will play Ethiopia at the first round phase.

The team will enter camp on 10th September 2021.

Uganda is pitted in Group C of the COSAFA Women’s Championship alongside Namibia, Zambia and Eswatini.

Goalkeepers

Ruth Aturo (UCU Lady Cardinals FC), Daisy Nakaziro (Lady Doves FC), Elsie Najjemba (Rines WFC), Gloria Namakula (Tooro Queens FC)

Defenders

Viola Namuddu (Makerere University WFC), Shadia Nankya (UCU Lady Cardinals FC), Eunice Ariokot (Olila High School WFC), Bridget Nabisaalu (She Corporate FC), Phoebe Banura (UCU Lady Cardinals FC), Yudayah Nakayenze (Lindey Wilson College, USA), Justin Kizza Najjuko (She Maroons FC), Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC)

Midfielders

Joan Naggayi (She Maroons FC), Rhoda Nanziri (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Riticia Nabbosa (Lady Doves FC), Kautharah Naluyima (She Maroons FC), Sheebah Zalwango (Asubo Gafford Ladies FC), Phiona Nabbumba (She Corporate FC), Grace Nassongo (Amuria High School FC), Spencer Nakacwa (Lady Doves FC), Norah Alupo (Lady Doves FC), Amina Nababi (Makerere University WFC), Resty Kobusobozi (Tooro Queens FC), Anita Namata (Uganda Martyrs High School FC)

Forwards

Hasifa Nassuna (UCU Lady Cardinals FC), Fazila Ikwaput (Lady Doves FC), Sharon Naddunga (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Resty Nanziri (Kampala Queens FC), Sandra Nabweteme (Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar, Iceland), Laki Otandeka (New Jersey Copa FC, USA), Shiraz Natasha (Maccabi Kishronot Hadera FC, Israel)

Officials

Head Coach – George Lutalo

Assistant Coach – Edward Kaziba

Goalkeeping Coach – James Magala

Team Manager –Paul Ssali

Team Doctor – Mable Katabalindwa

Equipment Manager – Prossy Nalwadda