CECAFA Women’s Challenge Cup: Bulega names Crested Cranes team to face Djibouti #Uganda

2019 CECAFA Women’s Cup

  • Group
  • Uganda
    vs Djibouti

Cranes head coach Faridah Bulega has named the team that will start against
Djibouti as Uganda starts its journey at the 2019 CECAFA Women’s Challenge Cup.

Muslim versatile player Asia Nakibuuka is the surprise inclusion in the
starting line-up starting at left back position ahead of Grace Aluka.

Ruth Aturo
starts in goal and will captain the team for the first time since assuming the
captain’s role from Tracy Jones Akiror.

Nankya and Bridget Nabisaalu start in central defence while Viola Namuddu
completes the back line in the right back position.

midfield has three players with Lady Doves’ Reticia Nabbosa starting in the
holding role while Hasifa Nassuna and Zaina Namuleme deployed as attacking

Ikwaput and Fauzia Najjemba are the two wingers while Juliet Nalukenge starts
up front as the main striker.

Uganda is
in group B alongside Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti.

Crested Cranes Starting XI

Ruth Aturo,
Viola Namuddu, Asia Nakibuuka, Bridget Nabisaalu, Shadia Nankya, Reticia
Nabbosa, Zaina Namuleme, Hasifa Nassuna, Juliet Nalukenge, Fauzia Najjemba, Fazila


Nakaziro, Joan Namusisi, Eunice Ariokot, Grace Aluka, Aisha Namukisa, Harriet
Nakkuba, Amina Nababi, Margaret Kunihira, Shamira Nalugya

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