Uganda Crested Cranes has departed for South Africa this morning to take part in the COSAFA Women’s Championship that will kick off tomorrow at the Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa.
Head coach George Lutalo confirmed a final squad of 20 players that has two goalkeepers, six defenders, six midfielders and six forwards.
This is the second time the Crested Cranes are featuring at the annual Championship as a guest team. The first time came in 2018 and finished third.
South Africa the record winners of the tournament and they have won it for the last 5 successive seasons.
The team and officials departed Entebbe International Airport in the wee hours of Monday.
The Full Squad
Ruth Aturo (UCU Lady Cardinals FC), Daisy Nakaziro (Lady Doves FC)
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), Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC)
Joan Nabirye(Vihiga Queens FC), Reticia Nabbosa (Lady Doves FC), Sheebah Zalwango (Asubo Gafford Ladies FC), Phiona Nabbumba (She Corporate FC), Spencer Nakacwa (Lady Doves FC), Amina Nababi (Makerere University WFC),
Hasifa Nassuna (UCU Lady Cardinals FC), Sharon Naddunga (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Resty Nanziri (Kampala Queens FC), Sandra Nabweteme (Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar, Iceland), Laki Otandeka Kanyesigye (New Jersey Copa FC, USA), Norah Alupo (Lady Doves FC)
Leader of Delegation – Hon. Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi- FUFA 3rd Vice President
Head Coach – George Lutalo
Assistant Coach – Edward Kaziba
Goalkeeping Coach – James Magala
Team Coordinator -Paul Ssali Mukisa
Team Doctor – Meble Katabalindwa
Kits Officer- Prossy Nalwadda
Media Officer – Faridah Tomusange Nassejje