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COSAFA Women’s Championship: Provisional Crested Cranes squad named, George Lutalo named head coach


A provisional Crested Cranes squad has been summoned ahead of the COSAFA Women’s Championship in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

The squad consists of 32 players that include four goalkeepers, 9 defenders , 12 midfielders and 7 forwards.

Yudayah Nakayenze, Sandra Nabweteme, Laki Otandeka and Shiraz Natasha are the players summoned from teams outside Uganda.

The rest of the players ply their trade here in Uganda.

This squad will enter camp on 10th September 2021 ahead of the tournament slated for 28th September- 9th October 2021.

Goerge Lutalo has been named the new Crested Cranes head coach following the absense of Farida Bulega who has enrolled for the CAF B coaching course in Kenya.

Edward Kaziba will remain as the assistant coach while James Magala is the goalkeeping coach.

Provisional Squad

Ruth Aturo (UCU Lady Cardinals FC), Daisy Nakaziro (Lady Doves FC), Elsie Najjemba (Rines WFC), Gloria Namakula (Tooro Queens FC)


Viola Namuddu (Makerere University WFC), Shadia Nankya (UCU Lady Cardinals FC), Eunice Ariokot (Olila High School WFC), Bridget Nabisaalu (She Corporate FC), Phoebe Banura (UCU Lady Cardinals FC), Yudayah Nakayenze (Lindey Wilson College, USA), Justin Kizza Najjuko (She Maroons FC), Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC)


Joan Naggayi (She Maroons FC), Rhoda Nanziri (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Riticia Nabbosa (Lady Doves FC), Kautharah Naluyima (She Maroons FC), Sheebah Zalwango (Asubo Gafford Ladies FC), Phiona Nabbumba (She Corporate FC), Grace Nassongo (Amuria High School FC), Spencer Nakacwa (Lady Doves FC), Norah Alupo (Lady Doves FC), Amina Nababi (Makerere University WFC), Resty Kobusobozi (Tooro Queens FC), Anita Namata (Uganda Martyrs High School FC)


Hasifa Nassuna (UCU Lady Cardinals FC), Fazila Ikwaput (Lady Doves FC), Sharon Naddunga (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Resty Nanziri (Kampala Queens FC), Sandra Nabweteme (Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar, Iceland), Laki Otandeka (New Jersey Copa FC, USA), Shiraz Natasha (Maccabi Kishronot Hadera FC, Israel)

Kamardin Shero
Senior sports Editor at The Touchline Sports | Am down to earth person with a great heart of always wanting to assist where possible.

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