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Eight members confirm Cecafa participation

By Swalley Kenyi

Added 28th June 2016 02:51 PM

They include; Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Sudan. Eritrea, Zanzibar and Djibouti are yet to confirm participation.

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They include; Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Sudan. Eritrea, Zanzibar and Djibouti are yet to confirm participation.

Eight countries including Uganda have confirmed participation in the inaugural regional CECAFA senior women championships due in Kampala, September 2016.

They include; Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Sudan. Eritrea, Zanzibar and Djibouti are yet to confirm participation.

Uganda women national team–coach Majidah Nantanda has called a squad of 26 including Denmark based striker Shirazi Natasha to start training for the games at Philip Omondi Stadium Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Uganda will head to Kisumu on Friday and play an international friendly against Kenya on Sunday.

FUFA explained that the game will serve as preparations for CECAFA championship.

Full Team Uganda Crested Cranes team:

Goalkeepers: Fatuma Matovu, Ruth Aturo,

Outfield players: Christine Wanyana, Stella Nassuna Kaliba, Fiona Katiti, Viola Namuddu, Rachael Ndagire, Annet Nakirijja, Naome Nagadya, Tracy Akiror, Yudaya Nakayenze, Tracy, Catherine Nakiridde, Ritah Nabbosa, Shakira Hussein Nandaula, Halima Kembabazi, Zaina Namuleme, Joan Nakirya,Tina Nambirigge, Betty Namataka, Rukia Namubiru, Sandra Nabweteeme,  Hasifa Nassuna, Cissy Nalubega, Asia Nakibuuka, Natasha Shirazi (Borap, Denmark)

Head coach: Majidah Nantandah
Assistant Coach: Faridah Bulega
Goalkeeping Coach: Daniel Kiwanuka / James Magala

Other Officials:
Co-ordinator: Henry Barungi
Media Officer: Alosious Byamukama
Medical Officer: Beatrice Maleni

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