Sat, 14 Sept: At South Sudan Stadium

South Sudan Vs Uganda (6 p.m)

Uganda U-20 National team ladies team is in action this Saturday against South Sudan in the first leg qualifier. The visitors wiill look to the experience of Ritah Kivimbi for a positive result away from home. The match will take place at the main national stadium in South Sudan.

“We hope to get a decent away result” says, Lisa Berg one of the officials on the team.

Uganda and new comers South Sudan are the only teams in the African Zone who have been drawn to play in the preliminary round. The second leg will be played between Sept. 27, 28 and 29 at Nakivubo Stadium in Kampala.

The winner in this fixture will then play Egypt. From there 8 teams will be grouped to play in
The African Football Women championship in Namibia come October 2014 where the top 3 winners will straight away qualify for The 2015 World Cup to be held in Canada.

Tanzania, the one to beat in the Council for East and Central African Football Associations region, will open the first round campaign against Mozambique. The winning team between Tanzania and Mozambique will face either Botswana or South Africa in the second round.
Besides Uganda.

Other African teams that will play in the qualifiers include; South Africa, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Tunisia and Zambia.

Seventeen African Teams will compete in the qualifiers.

 The Ugandan team is staying at the River Nile hotel west of juba near the southern Sudan National stadium.

Uganda’s team:

Stella Kaliba Nassuna(Team Captain) Ruth Aturo, Daniella Favour Nambatya, Sandra Nabweteme, Jeninga Awadifo, Tracy Akiror, Naume Nagadya, Hasfah Nassuna, Rukia Queen, Ritah Kivumbi, Viola Nambi, Doroty Nakato, Zainah Namukasa, Sylvia Nakazibwe, Mary Babirye, Phiona Kantinti, Shadia Mutebi, Brenda Namusisis, Phiona Asimwe

Officials:
Lisa Berg
Miriam Kaliga
Sserwadda Meddie
Kiwanuka Daniel
Wanyana Christine

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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