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25 Under-19 girls selected for 10-Day training camp


In anticipation of the upcoming under-19 women’s T20 World Cup qualifiers slated for August in Kigali Rwanda, a group of 25 promising young athletes has been carefully chosen to embark on a transformative 10-day training camp at Jinja SS.

This significant announcement was made amidst the vibrant atmosphere of the Girls Schools Cricket Week’s closing ceremony on Saturday, May 11th, 2023, with the esteemed manager of the Baby Victoria Pearls, Lelia Namaganda, leading the declaration.

Lelia Namaganda while presenting the squad

Encouragingly, Namaganda underscored the competitive spirit of the occasion, emphasizing that the final selection of 14 players would be determined post-camp, urging each participant to strive for excellence.

Guiding these aspiring athletes throughout the training journey will be the experienced leadership of Baby Victoria Pearls’ head coach, Yusuf Nanga, alongside his trusted assistant, Ivan Kakande.

Notably, among the selected cohort, Olila High School and Jinja SS have made substantial contributions, each boasting five players within the squad.

The squad also features two players currently in Form Six vacation, who remain eligible for selection.

As excitement builds and preparations intensify, let’s take a closer look at the full roster, with each player listed under their respective schools.

Olila High School

Jimia Mohammad
Asumin Akurut
Lorna Anyait
Malisa Ariokot
Immaculate Nandera

Jinja SS

Asha Mukite
Hope Mbeiza
Rashida Tikabula
Erex Eronda
Leila Nalukenge

Masaka SS

Penina Natabo
Birungi Mukite
Agnes Nakakande
Hasifa Naula
Humairah Nakimbugwe

Lights SS

Patricia Timong
Patricia Apolot
Ariago Michelle

St John’s SS

Irene Mutonyi
Shadia Nabulime


Annet Anume
Naume Amongin

Sacred Hearts

Beatrice Ayiko

Kilembe SS

Jolly Ithungu

Iganga SS:

Ruth Mwanga

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