2019 CECAFA Women’s Challenge Cup
National football team, the Crested Cranes made a perfect start to the 2019
CECAFA Women’s Challenge Cup with a convincing win against minnows Djibouti.
Cranes had a field day scoring 13 goals with striker Juliet Nalukenge netting
The U17 National
team skipper who has had good form this year took no time to cement her name on
the senior team and was a thorn in the flesh for Djibouti.
be noted that she scored 18 goals at the COSAFA Championship and already has
three goals in two games in the FUFA Women Super League with Kawempe Muslim
and Fazila Ikwaput scored a hat trick each while Fauzia Najjemba and Amina
Nababi who was making her debut also got onto the score sheet.
other group B game played, Kenya defeated Ethiopia winning the game 2-0 thanks
to goals from Jentrix Shikangwa and Cynthia Shilwatso Musungu.
Cranes will return to action on Tuesday against Kenya.
Crested Cranes Starting XI
Viola Namuddu, Asia Nakibuuka, Bridget Nabisaalu, Shadia Nankya, Reticia
Nabbosa, Zaina Namuleme, Hasifa Nassuna, Juliet Nalukenge, Fauzia Najjemba,
Nakaziro, Joan Namusisi, Eunice Ariokot, Grace Aluka, Aisha Namukisa, Harriet
Nakkuba, Amina Nababi, Margaret Kunihira, Shamira Nalugya