Uganda women's national football team

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Uganda
Nickname(s) Crested Cranes
Association Federation of Uganda Football Associations
Confederation CAF
Head coachBulega Faridah
FIFA code UGA
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FIFA ranking
Current 154 New.png (16 April 2021) [1]
Highest112 (March 2017)
Lowest154 (April 2021)
First international
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt 1–1 Uganda  Flag of Uganda.svg
(Egypt; 29 March 1998) [2]
Biggest win
Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda 9–0 Zanzibar  Flag of Zanzibar.svg
(Njeru, Uganda; 13 September 2016) [3]
Biggest defeat
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg  DR Congo 4–0 Uganda  Flag of Uganda.svg
(Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo; 28 January 2012) [4]
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 4–0 Uganda  Flag of Uganda.svg
(Kisumu, Kenya; 3 July 2016) [5]
Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda 0–4 Kenya  Flag of Kenya.svg
(Jinja, Uganda; 11 September 2016) [6]

The Uganda women's national football team is the national women's football team of Uganda and is controlled by the Federation of Uganda Football Associations.

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History

FUFA President Lawrence Mulindwa addressed this in 2007, saying, "We had a girls' tournament in Luweero earlier this year and top players are going to be assembled into a national team to contest at the inaugural CECAFA Women's Challenge Cup to be held in Zanzibar in October." [7] The tournament though was never played.

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Nicknames

The Uganda women's national football team has been known or nicknamed as the "Crested Cranes".

Results and fixtures

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.
Legend

  Win  Draw  Lose  Fixture

2021

18 October 2021 (2021-10-18) AFWCON qualification First round 1st leg Uganda  Flag of Uganda.svgvFlag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia TBD
[Report (FIFA)]
[Report (CAF)]
[Report (SW)]
Stadium: TBD
26 October 2021 (2021-10-26) AFWCON qualification First round 2nd leg Ethiopia  Flag of Ethiopia.svgvFlag of Uganda.svg  Uganda TBD
[Report (FIFA)]
[Report (CAF)]
[Report (SW)]
Stadium: TBD

Coaching staff

Current coaching staff

PositionNameRef.
Head coach Bulega Faridah

Manager history

Players

Current squad

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)Club
1 GK Ruth Aturo (1999-06-19) 19 June 1999 (age 21) Flag of Uganda.svg UCU
1 GK Diasy Nakaziro (1997-09-22) 22 September 1997 (age 23) Flag of Uganda.svg Lady Doves

2 DF Grace Aluka (2003-06-02) 2 June 2003 (age 18) Flag of Uganda.svg Kawempe Muslim
2 DF Marion Amangat Flag of Uganda.svg Olila
2 DF Yudaya Nakayenze (1996-06-04) 4 June 1996 (age 25) Flag of the United States.svg Lindsey Wilson Blue Raiders
2 DF Vola Namuddu Flag of Uganda.svg Makerere
2 DF Aisha Namukisa Flag of Uganda.svg Kampala Queens
2 DF Shadia Nankya Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda Martyrs

3 MF Tracy Akiror Flag of the United States.svg Seminole State Trojans
3 MF Lilian Mutuuzo Flag of Uganda.svg Kampala Queens
3 MF Ritah Nabbosa Flag of Uganda.svg Lady Doves
3 MF Phionah Nabbumba Flag of Uganda.svg Ajax Queens
3 MF Fausia Najjemba Flag of Uganda.svg Isra
3 MF Shamilah Nalijja Flag of Uganda.svg Isra

4 FW Fazila Ikwaput (1997-08-05) 5 August 1997 (age 23) Flag of Uganda.svg Lady Doves
4 FW Sandra Nabweteme (1996-11-01) 1 November 1996 (age 24) Flag of Iceland.svg Þór/KA
4 FW Juliet Nalukenge Flag of Uganda.svg Kawempe
4 FW Zainah Namuleme Flag of Uganda.svg Kampala Queens
4 FW Resty Nanziri Flag of Uganda.svg Kampala Queens
4 FW Hasifa Nassuna Flag of Uganda.svg UCU

Recent call-ups

Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up



Records

Competitive record

Africa Women Cup of Nations

See also

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References

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 16 April 2021. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
  2. Egypt vs. Uganda – 29 March 1998 – FIFA WWC 1999 Prel. Comp. CAF
  3. Uganda vs. Zanzibar – 13 September 2016 – Women Soccerway
  4. Congo DR vs. Uganda – 28 January 2012 – Women Soccerway
  5. Kenya vs. Uganda – 3 July 2016 – Women Soccerway
  6. Uganda vs. Kenya – 11 September 2016 – Women Soccerway
  7. Bugingo, Douglas (August 29, 2007). "The Monitor (Uganda) - AAGM: Investment in Youth Soccer Reaping Rewards - Mulindwa". The Monitor. Kampala, Uganda. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
  8. Tebandeke, Racheal (2 April 2019). "Bulega optimistic about Crested Cranes chances". PML Daily. Retrieved 7 April 2019.