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Women U17 World Cup: Nalukenge Score Brace As Uganda Advance

 Women U17 World Cup: Nalukenge Score Brace As Uganda Advance

Sunday, January 26
*Ethiopia 1-3 Uganda
(Uganda qualify on 5-1 agg)

Uganda U17 Women team advanced to the second preliminary round of U17 women world cup qualifiers after a 3-1 convincing win against Ethiopia in the return leg played at Bahir Dar National Stadium in Addis Ababa.

Team captain Juliet Nalukenge scored a brace to add on Margret Kunihira’s opener.

Coached by Ayub Khalifa, Uganda advance to the next stage with a 5-1 aggregate win after recording a 2-0 win in the first leg in Kampala.

The girls, who won the CECAFA and Cosafa U17 championships last year, will face Tanzania in the second round.

Tanzania eliminated Burundi on 6-1 aggregate.

Uganda and Tanzania first leg will happen on February 29th and second leg on 14th March.

Lineup used

Ethiopia line-up

Foziya Zemabu Temesgen, Betlehem Bekele, Ariet Odongo, Ngist Bekele Haile, Medina Jemal Endris, Bleti Zewdu Haile, Netsanet Tsegaye Kama, Isana Hailu Kefele, Truwork Wodajo Aragaw, Yordanos Berhe Yirgaw, Mesay Temesgen Tanga.

Subs
Tsion Feleke Fankasha, Serkalem Basa Tonja, Fasika Mesfin Gojam, Yemisranch Moges Kebede, Kalkdan Tesfaye Belew, Zehebe Girway

Uganda XI – Daphine Nyayenga, Samalie Nakachwa , Sumaya Komuntale, Bira Nadunga, Musibika Stella, Kevin Nakacwa, Kunihira Margret, Shakira Nyinagahirwa, Juliet Nalukenge , Nandago Hadijja, Fauzia Najjemba.

Substitutes: Namusisi Joan, Catherine Nagadya, Gillian Akandinda, Namugerwa Gloria, Akiror Patricia, Namaganda Zaituni, Zaina Nandede.

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