Makerere Univserity's Amina Nabiba celebrates after scoring in the 2019 FUFA Women's Cup final.

2021 FUFA Women Super League Season Preview

  • The league will be played in a tournament format
  • Ten teams divided into two groups
  • Top two from each group progress to the Championship playoff

Group A: Makerere University WFC, Kawempe Muslim, Kampala Queens, Tooro Queens, Uganda Martyrs HS

Group B: She Corporate, UCU Lady Cardinals, Lady Doves, Isra Soccer Academy, Olila High School

There is a myth that lightning never strikes in one place twice. Makerere University surprised many when they won the FUFA Women’s Cup in 2019 given the fact they had spent most of the previous campaigns languishing in the drop zone.

2019 FUFA Women’s Cup winners, Makerere University.

However, the addition of players like Amina Nabiba, Viola Namuddu and Stella Namisango gave the team a better look and eventually attained success.

The University Side hopes that lighting once again strikes as teams prepare to play in the 2021 FUFA Women Super League.

Last season, SHE MAK played in the second division (FUFA Women Elite League) but have been able to bounce back to the top tier league with relative ease.

Coach Fred Ndawula who guided them to success two years ago is still in charge and the core of the team has remained intact.

Fred Ndawula, the head coach of Makerere University Women Football Club.

The addition of defender Carol Anyango seems to even make them better.

And ahead of the new season that gets under on 19th, April at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru, Makerere University will hope that lady luck who followed them enroute to triumph the FUFA Women’s Cup does the same this year.

Key player

Amina Nababi

She was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) as Makerere University won the FUFA Women’s Cup in 2019 and continues to be a key player for the team.

Nababi knows what it means to challenge for the League, having won three with Kawempe Muslim Ladies.

Aminah Nababi Credit: John Batanudde

The left footed forward dictates most of the attacks for the team and has the ability to take on defenders.


With the addition of Namatovu, SHE MAK’s strength definitely lies in their forward line. She has previously played at Muteesa I Royal University and Lady Doves.

With the support of Nababi, Rebecca Nakasato and Jemima Twesigye and Viola Namuddu who is deployed as a central midfielder despite playing right back at the national team will make the team lethal going forward.


 Makerere University’s being undoing is that they sometimes appear to be without purpose and only playing for the sake.

Despite having some players with quality, they can only deliver with a bit of pushing.


Zahara Nankya, Grace Akatuhurira, Yuduyah Nalubega, Sarah Namata, Salima Namirimu, Stella Namisango Stella, Angel Nakuya, Viola Namuddu, Josephine Ndagire, Jemima Twesigye, Carol Anyango, Reeccca Nakasaato, Amina Nababi, Sharon Namatovu, Mayi Naiga, Samalie Nakamatte


Fred Ndawula- Head Coach

Meshach Bogere – Assistant Coach

Sharifah Nabukeera – Team Manager

Joel Muyita is a senior staff writer at Kawowo Sports.

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