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CECAFA U17 Girls: Uganda’s XI Vs. Eritrea

CECAFA U17 Girls Championship: Friday, 13th December 2019

Uganda U-17 Vs Eritrea

At FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru (4 PM)

Uganda national Girls U-17 football team head coach Ayub Khalifa has made no changes in his side’s starting lineup against Eritrea in the team’s third CECAFA U-17 game at FUFA TC Njeru on Friday evening.

Khalifa has instead maintained the starting 11 players that saw off Djibouti 11-0 in second game of the ongoing event on Wednesday.

Uganda Martyrs goal keeper Daphine Nyayenga retains her position with Samalie Nakacwa (Kawempe Muslim) and Sumaya Komuntale (King of Kings) also remaining on the right and left full back positions respectively while Kawempe Moslem’s Stella Musibika and Olira Girls Bira Nadunga also start in the center of defense.

Uganda Martyrs Kevin Nakacwa and Kawempe Moslme’s Shakira Nyinagahirwa retain their positions in the holding and attaching midfield respectively, while another pair of Uganda Martyrs Catherin Nagadya and Kawempe’s Margret Kunihira are on the right and left wings respectively.

Captain Juliet Nalukenge and her assistant and Hat Trick heroine against Djibouti, Fauzia Najjemba  will pair upfront.

Today’s fixture has Djibouti and Burundi having faced off in the first game, with Kenya and Tanzania battling each other in the second game while the Uganda Vs Eritrea game is on at 4 pm.

Uganda leads the six team table with maximum points from two games, followed by Kenya who have a better goal difference over third placed Tanzania but both have 4 points, while Burundi and Eritrea are fourth and fifth with 1 point each with Djibouti, who have lost both their opening matches and conceded 25 goals, coming last with no points.

Uganda starting line up against Djibouti. Uganda won 11-0 in the game. It is the same line up that will face Eritrea.


Uganda’s Line up against EritreaDaphine Nyayenga (GK), Stella Musibika, Bira Namaganda, Samalie Nakacwa, Sumaya Komuntale, Kevin Nakacwa, Shakira Nyinagahirwa, Catherine Nagadya, Margret Kunihira, Juliet Nalukenge, Fauzia Najjemba

Subs:Joan Namusisi, Gift Nasasira, Patricia Akiror, Gillian Akadinda, Moureen Nangozi, Hadijah Nandago, Zainah Nandede and Zaitun Namaganda.