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2018 CECAFA Women: Crested Cranes conduct maiden training session at Lugogo

The 2018 CECAFA Women Championship is fast approaching and expectations are sky-high for the ladies whose campaign for the regional championship begins on July 19th in Rwanda.  The  Crested Cranes trained on Saturday afternoon in the sunny conditions and were put through their paces by the National Team Coach Faridah Bulega

The Crested Cranes squad went through drills before taking part in an eleven aside game at the StarTimes Stadium.

Team A of the selection that participated in an eleven aside ball work
Team A Select that participated in an eleven aside game
Team B Select side

Out of the 27 players summoned,  24 turned up and the coach believes her team will deliver the best come the Championship in Rwanda.

 ‘All Players are in good condition. The rest will join us but I know my players will deliver the best’ said Bulega Crested Cranes Head Coach.

Crested Cranes Head Coach Faridah Bulega talking to players before physical training
Crested Cranes Head Coach Faridah Bulega talking to players before physical training

Midfielder Tracy Jones Akiror commended the players summoned and highly hopes for a successful Championship in Rwanda.

“Players that were summoned are good but they need to improve on the fitness levels.

Akiror takes on Favour Nambatya during their traing at Lugogo
Akiror takes on Favour Nambatya(Green Bib) during their traing at Lugogo

 

Players who attended training on Saturday

Goal Keepers

Nakaziro Daisy, Adeke Juliet, Nakiguba Cissy

Defenders

Namuddu Viola, Aluka Grace, Namukisa Aisha, Nabisaru Bridget, Nakitto Gladys

Midfielders

Akiror Jones Tracy, Mutiibwa Shakirah , Nambatya Favour, Alupo Norah, Teddy Najjuma, Naluyimba Esther, Nabbumba Phiona, Nabbosa Ritah

Forwards

Nalukenge Juliet, Namuleme Zainah, Nakigozi Liz, Namwase Monica, Babirye Winnie, Kusasira Mable

Meanwhile Nankya Shadia, Nakachwa Spencer and Birabwa Annet didn’t make it for the first training session.

Training resumes tomorrow Sunday 8th July 2018 at 9AM – StarTimes Stadium

MAIN PHOTO: Crested Cranes Midfielder Tracy Jones Akiror Flies to header the ball during their training on Saturday afternoon

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