2020 FIFA U-17 Girls’s International Cup Qualifiers

  • Uganda Vs Ethiopia
  • StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo
  • Saturday, 11th January 2020 4PM

Uganda U-17
Ladies’ Nationwide crew will make their debut within the FIFA International Cup qualifiers on
Saturday as they tackle their opposite numbers from Ethiopia.

In spite of, Uganda having Girls’s soccer in position because the early 1990s, this would be the first time {that a} nationwide crew takes section in FIFA sanctioned qualifiers.

The inexperience at this level, on the other hand, doesn’t topic to move trainer Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi who’s assured his fees are in absolute best form for Saturday’s conflict in Lugogo.

Joel Muyita | Kawowo Sports activities Trainer Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi giving out directions in coaching

“I consider
we’re able; the women had been running exhausting within the coaching classes we have now
had since we entered camp. While it is very important have them bodily are compatible,
we have now attempted to organize them mentally to ensure they’re in just right form for
the sport,” he mentioned.

“That is our first engagement within the FIFA International Cup qualifiers however that doesn’t ship us into panic temper. We’re assured the women have what it takes to ship.” Kiyingi indicated.

Arguably
the most efficient trainer in Girls soccer in Uganda, Kiyingi who guided the similar crew to
COSAFA and CECAFA triumphs remaining 12 months conceded he doesn’t know a lot about their
warring parties Ethiopia however stays assured and hopes house courtroom merit will
rely in Saturday’s recreation.

“To be lifelike I don’t know a lot about them as a result of I haven’t observed them play. However I’ve the sensation they play virtually in a an identical taste because the senior crew. I believe we need to use the benefit of beginning at house and ensure we opt for the go back leg in Adis Ababa with an higher hand.”

His
counterpart, Samuel Ewunetu Gebrekirstos similarly desires to get a good consequence
in Kampala.

“Now we have been getting ready for the remaining 11 days in Adis Ababa and the crew is in just right situation for the sport. We come right here hoping for the easiest and we can be certain that we can Kampala with a good consequence.” He mentioned moments after the crew arrived at Entebbe Global Airport.

Ethiopia will vastly depend at the trio of Fana Zenebe Gramy, Fasika Mesfin Gojam,and Hana Hailu Kefele.

At the
different hand, Uganda will hope skipper Juliet Nalukenge and Fauzia Najjemba deal with
their good efficiency.

Joel Muyita | Kawowo Sports activities Fauzia Najjemba (in white) in motion
COSAFA Media Uganda U17 skipper Juliet Nalukenge in motion towards Zambia throughout the COSAFA U17 Girls’s Championship

Nalukenge
was once the highest scorer as Uganda received the COSAFA U-17 Championship in Mauritius with
18 targets whilst Najjemba was once named the MVP on the not too long ago concluded CECAFA U-17
Championship.

The winner
on combination will face both Tanzania or Burundi on the subsequent qualifying spherical.

Uganda U-17 Possible line-up

Daphine
Nyayenga(GK), Gillian Akadinda, Sumayah Komuntale, Bira Naddunga, Gloria
Namugerwa, Stella Musubika, Kevin Nakachwa, Shakira Nyinagahirwa, Juliet
Nalukenge, Margaret Kunihira, Fauzia Najjemba



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