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June 18, 2024

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COSTARICA 2022: Uganda name travelling squad to Johannesburg

Viola NANKYA

Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi has revealed a 20 man squad that will travel to Johannesburg, South Africa for the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women World Cup Qualifiers.

Uganda will lock horns with South Africa in the second leg of the third round of the FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers on Friday, 17th December at Dobsonville Stadium.

Uganda carry a first leg advantage, thanks to a Hadijah Nandago sole goal at Kitende.

The named squad has three goalkeepers, seven defenders, five midfielders and five forwards will travel to South Africa on Tuesday evening aboard Ethiopian Airways.

The aggregate winners will face Ghana or Zambia in the next round of qualification.

Final Squad

Goalkeepers
Daphine Nyayenga (Lady Doves FC), Joan Namusisi (Kampala Queens FC), Saidah Namwanje (Luweero Giant Queens)

Defenders
Sumayah Komuntale (Tooro Queens FC), Grace Aluka (Olila High School FC), Biira Nadunga (Olila High School FC), Samalie Nakacwa (Kawempe Muslim FC), Harima Kanyago (Lady Doves FC), Aisha Nantongo (Kawempe Muslim Ladies), Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC)

Midfielders
Shakirah Nyinagahirwa (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Zaina Nandede (Kataka SHE FC), Catherine Nagadya (Uganda Martyrs High School), Margaret Kunihira (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Kevin Nakacwa (Uganda Martyrs High School FC)

Forwards
Fauzia Najjemba (Kampala Queens), Hadijah Nandago (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Juliet Nalukenge(Chrysomolia FC), Lillian Mutuuzo(Kampala Queens FC), Eva Naggayi (Rines SS WFC)

Officials
Leader of Delegation: Frank Ankunzire (FUFA EXCO Member)

Head Coach: Ayub Khalifan Kiyingi
Assistant Coach: Oliver Mbekeka
Goalkeeping Coach: Mubarak Kiberu
Fitness Trainer: Arthur Kyesimira
Team Doctor: Mable Kabatalindwa
National Teams Officer: Paul Mukatabala Nantulya
Team Coordinator: Joan Namusisi
Equipment Manager: Cissy Nakiguba
Brian Miiro Nsubuga: Delegate (UFRA )
Fred Tamale: Delegate (Western Region)
Ismael Senabulya: FUFA Staff
Media Officer : Farid Mpagi