2022 FIFA Women’s WCQ: Ayub Kalifa names squad to face Kenya

Kenya hosts the first leg on Saturday, 25th September in Nairobi before the two sides face off again in Kampala two weeks later.

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Uganda Under 20 Women’s National Team Head Coach, Ayub Khalifan Kiyingi has named the final squad of 20 players that will travel to Nairobi, Kenya ahead of the 2022 FIFA Women’s World Cup Qualifiers.

Kenya hosts the first leg on Saturday, 25th September in Nairobi before the two sides face off again in Kampala two weeks later.

In the squad, Kiyingi has included two goalkeepers, six defenders, seven midfielders and five forwards.

The coach is optimistic his selection is on point and after two legs, his girls will be victorious.

“I think these are the best players we have selected to go and do the job. I have the belief that the squad selected is competent to help us secure the result we want,” he noted.

According to Fufa,the team departs Entebbe International Airport for Nairobi on Thursday Morning (6AM).

Coach Ayub Khalifan and his girls in training | Fufa Media.

Final Squad

Goalkeepers
Daphine Nyayenga (Lady Doves FC), Joan Namusisi (Kampala Queens FC)

Defenders
Sumayah Komuntale (Tooro Queens FC), Grace Aluka (Olila High School FC), Biira Nadunga (Olila High School FC), Samalie Nakacwa (Kawempe Muslim FC), Halima Kanyago (Lady Doves FC), Aisha Nantongo (Kawempe Muslim Ladies)

Midfielders
Shamirah Nalugya (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Shakirah Nyinagahirwa (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Zaina Nandede (Kataka SHE FC), 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)

Forwards
Fauzia Najjemba (Kampala Queens), Hadijah Nandago (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Juliet Nalukenge(Apollon Ladies FC), Joweria Nagadya (Lady Doves FC), Eva Naggayi (Rines SS WFC)

Officials
Leader of Delegation: Ronnie Kalema (FUFA EXCO Member)

Head Coach: Ayub Khalifan Kiyingi
Assistant Coach: Oliver Mbekeka
Goalkeeping Coach: Mubarak Kiberu
Team Doctor: Stella Nankumba
Team Coordinator: Joan Namusisi
Equipment Manager: Cissy Nakiguba
Amina Bukenya: Delegate (Kampala Region)
Citizen Nuwagaba: Delegate (Western Region)
Media Officer : Joel Muyita

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