Uganda Crested Cranes head coach Faridah Bulega Credit: KAWOWO SPORTS
[/media-credit] Faridah Bulega is the new Uganda Crested Cranes head coach Credit: KAWOWO SPORTS

CAF ‘B’ licensed coach Faridah Bulega has been named as the new head coach of the Uganda national women football team.

Bulega’s new appointment was confirmed by the FUFA Executive Committee during their 15th meeting that convened at FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala on Tuesday, 19th September 2017.

“Faridah Bulega is the new head coach of the Uganda Crested Cranes team. She will be assisted by Edward Kaziba. Daniel Kiwanuka will be the goalkeepers trainer,” FUFA CEO Edgar Watson confirmed to the journalists during a news conference on Wednesday.

She replaces CAF coaching instructor Majidah Nantanda.

Bulega has been Nantanda’s assistant since 2016.

[/media-credit] Faridah Bulega has been assistant coach for Uganda Crested Cranes to Majidah Nantanda Credit: KAWOWO SPORTS

The duo had worked together for the international friendly match against Kenya last year and during the 2016 CECAFA Women Championship held at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru.

Bulega’s immediate task at hand will be during the 2017 CECAFA Women Championship in Rwanda come November.

Meanwhile, Edward Kaziba will handle the Uganda U-20 head coach status. He will be assisted Oliver Mbekeka with Daniel Kiwanuka the goalkeepers trainer as well.

Uganda Crested Cranes coaching team (National women Football Team):

  • Head coach: Faridah Bulega
  • Assistant Coach: Edward Kaziba
  • Goalkeepers’ Trainer: Daniel Kiwanuka

U-20 Women

  • Head coach: Edward Kaziba
  • Assistant Coach: Oliver Mbekeka
  • Goalkeepers’ Trainer: Daniel Kiwanuka

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

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