FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers: Kiyingi Summons Team To Start Preparations For South Africa Games

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Uganda U20 Women’s National Team head coach Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi has summoned a provisional squad of 28 players to communicate preparations for the forthcoming FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Qualifier matches against South Africa due next month.

Fresh from playing at the CECAFA Women’s U20 Championship, the focus for the Kiyingi coached side will shift to the upcoming games.

Captain Fauzia Najjemba against Djibouti at the CECAFA Women’s U20 Championship in Njeru.

The first leg of the third round between Uganda and South Africa will be played on 3rd December at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende with the return leg coming two weeks later.

The coach has maintained players that have been summoned previously with Cyprus based striker Juliet Nalukenge also getting back to the team.

Juliet Nalukenge in action

The team will enter residential camp on Friday at Cranes Paradise Hotel in Kisaasi and then begin training on Saturday morning.

To reach this stage, Uganda eliminated Kenya 10-3 on aggregate.

U20 Provisional Squad

Goalkeepers
Daphine Nyayenga (Lady Doves FC), Joan Namusisi (Kampala Queens FC), Diana Natukunda (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Saida Namwanje (Luweero Giant Queens FC)

Defenders
Sumayah Komuntale (Tooro Queens FC), , Grace Aluka (Olila High School FC), Stella Musibika (Kawempe Muslim Ladies 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
Shamirah Nalugya (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Shakirah Nyinagahirwa (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Phiona Nabulime (Devine Soccer Academy), Catherine Nagadya (Uganda Martyrs High School), Margaret Kunihira (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Kevin Nakacwa (Uganda Martyrs High School FC), Zaituni Namaganda (Taggy High School FC), Eva Naggayi (Rines SS WFC)

Forwards
Fauzia Najjemba (Kampala Queens), Hadijah Nandago (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Juliet Nalukenge (Chrysomolia FC), Joweria Nagadya (Lady Doves FC), Kamuyati Naigaga (Taggy High School), Ronah Regina Nantege (She Corporate FC), Olivia Babirye (Lady Doves FC), Zaina Nandede (Kataka SHE FC),

Officials
Head Coach – Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi
Assistant Coach – Oliver Mbekeka
Goalkeeping Coach – Mubarak Kiberu
Team Coordinator – Joan Namusisi
Team Doctor – Meble Kabatalindwa
Fitness Trainer – Felix Ayobo
Equipment Manager – Cissy Nakiguba
Media Officer – Farid Mpagi

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