U20 Women: Khalifa summons 28 ahead of Ghana encounter

Uganda U20 Women’s National team head coach Ayub Khalifa has called upon 28 ladies to kick-start training ahead of the double against Ghana.

Uganda is set to lock horns with Western African giants in Ghana on the road to qualify for the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers.

The winner between the two sides will advance to the last phase of heading into the final prestigious tournament.

Defender Winnie Nakanwagi is the only new face on the list while the other 27 players have been among the set-up and are familiar faces on the big stage of the game.

Agile midfielder Shamirah Nalugya who missed the double against South Africa due to a shoulder injury returns to the fold and she will be expected to boss the middle park.

The team is expected to start training at MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo on Tuesday January 4, 2021.

While the real show will come as early as January 22, at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende before Uganda flys out to face Ghana two weeks later.

Provisional Squad

Daphine Nyayenga (Lady Doves FC), Joan Namusisi (Kampala Queens FC), Diana Natukunda (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Saida Namwanje (Luweero Giant Queens FC.

Sumayah Komuntale (Tooro Queens FC), , Grace Aluka (Olila High School FC), Winnie Nakanwagi (Uganda Martyrs High School FC), Biira Nadunga (Olila High School FC), Samalie Nakacwa (Kawempe Muslim FC), Harima Kanyago (Lady Doves FC), Aisha Nantongo (Kawempe Muslim Ladies), Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC).

Shamirah Nalugya (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Shakirah Nyinagahirwa (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Phiona Nabulime (Devine Soccer Academy), 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), Eva Naggayi (Rines SS WFC).

Fauzia Najjemba (Kampala Queens), Hadijah Nandago (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Juliet Nalukenge (Chrysomolia FC), Joweria Nagadya (Lady Doves FC), Kamuyati Naigaga (Taggy High School), Ronah Regina Nantege (She Corporate FC), Zaina Nandede (Kataka SHE FC), Lillian Mutuuzo (Kampala Queens FC)

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