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Uganda U17 Women Team Embarks on FIFA World cup preparations

FIFA U-17 Women World Cup Qualifiers:

First Leg: 11th January 2020

Uganda Vs Ethiopia – Star Times Stadium, Lugogo (4 PM)

The Uganda national U17 women team has today morning embarked on on-field preparations for the FIFA U17 Women World Cup 2020 qualifiers at the FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru where the team is camping.
Uganda plays Ethiopia in the first round with the first leg of the 2 legged fixture due to be played in Kampala next Saturday on January 11th, 2020 at the Star Times stadium, Lugogo and the return leg a week later in Ethiopia.
The Uganda U-17 girls in training at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru
The Uganda U17 girls in training
The team reported to camp last evening and after conducting their first training session this head coach Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi was pleased with the response of his players.
`Being that they have been off, I expected their fitness levels to be a bit down so in today’s session we majorly focused on assessing and improving their fitness after which we did some ball works but on the whole I am pleased they are not badly off. We are going to build on that in the following sessions.’ Khalifa noted.
The team will conduct another session in the evening at 4 PM.
Uganda U17 girls team in a prayer session

Full Summoned Team:

Goalkeepers: Daphine Nyayenga (Uganda Martyrs HS), Joan Namusisi (Mukono HS) and Nyamita  Zulaika (Asubo Gafford Ladies WFC)

Others: Juliet Nalukenge (Kawempe Muslim WFC), Akadinda Gillian (Olila High School WFC), Namugerwa Goria ( Uganda Martyrs HS), Musibika Stella (Kawempe Muslim WFC), Akiror Patricia (Masaka SS), Komuntale Sumayah (King of kings ), Nakacwa Samalie (Kawempe Muslim), Nadunga Bira (Olila High School WFC),Nakacwa Kevin ( Uganda Martyrs HS), Nangonzi Maureen ( Mukono High), Nyinagahirwa Shakirah (Kawempe Muslim WFC), Odaru Immaculate ( Mukono High ) Nagayi Eva ( Rines Secondary School), Kyomuhendo Sumaya ( Isra Soccer Academy), Nakayenga Brenda (Kawempe Muslim WFC), Adokole Esther (Amus College), Kunihira Margret ( Kawempe Muslim WFC), Munyana Brenda ( Uganda Martyrs HS), Nagadya Catherine ( Uganda Martyrs HS), Nandede Zainah (Amus College), Namaganda Zaitun (Taggy High School), Nyakato Ruth (Tooro Queens WFC), Nandago Hadijah (Isra Soccer Academy), Amonding Mercy (Bishop Secondary School)

Oliver Mbekeka (left) with head coach Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi
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