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Women football: Crested Cranes provisional squad for COSAFA released

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Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has this morning released a provisional squad of 32 players to commence training ahead of the forthcoming COSAFA championship.

The squad named comprises of 4 goalkeepers, 9 defenders, 12 midfielders and 7 forwards.

The summoned players will enter camp on 10th September 2021 at a hotel yet to be communicated.

The 2021 COSAFA Women’s Championship will kick off 28th September – 9th October at Port Elizabeth in South Africa.

The tournament is to be used as a preparation platform for the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) Qualifiers where the Crested Cranes will face Ethiopia at the first round phase.

In the same development, George Lutalo has been named the team’s head coach, replacing Farida Bulega who has been in charge of the team for a couple of years.

Provisional Squad

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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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