United’s Mata joins Sseninde in preparing for 2017 Sseninde women development cup


2017 Sseninde Women development Cup:

  • 15th December – KCCA Lugogo Stadium – Kampala

Manchester United star midfielder Juan Mata joined Jean Sseninde, a professional lady footballer with Crystal Palace in the United Kingdom as both shared while preparing for the 2017 Sseninde women development cup.

Sseninde shares aspirations of making society better under the common goal organization and is the latest to join the bandwagon of personalities behind this noble cause.

The common goal group targets uniting the world of professional footballers behind a shared commitment to give back to society.

Sseninde said;

The preparations for a successful Sseninde women Development Football Cup are underway.

This tournament is for young girls and women who seek a chance to play without opportunities.

Juan Mata is supporting the 2nd edition with a common goal to help create more opportunities for those less fortunate than us

“There is excitement as we continue to prepare  ahead of the 2nd Edition of the tournament.

“There is a chance to show support to a unique group of women and girls who have passion and desire to play soccer but with less opportunities,this time with a campaign,” she continued.

Sseninde was recently appointed among the panelists for the BBC African of year.

She is also a member of the Uganda national women football team, The Crested Cranes.

Top performers at the 2016 Sseninde Women Development Cup:

  • Champions: Taggy Girls School, Entebbe
  • MVP: Catherine Naggadya (Taggy Girls)
  • Top Scorer: Fauzia Najjemba (Gadaffi Intergrated School)
  • Best Goalkeeper: Carol Naddunga (Alphonix)
  • Best Defender: Shamira Nakku (Kawempe Muslim Junior)
  • Youngest Player: Josephine Nakasese (Jeza)
  • Best Striker: Mariana Nakato (Taggy Girls)
  • Fair Play: 11 Bullets
  • Upcoming Player: Deborah Navule (Jeza)
  • Most Disciplined Team: Bugema University
  • Best Midfielder: Shamira Nalujja (Gadaffi Intergrated School)
  • Best Timer managers: Jeza
  • Oldest Player: Eunice Apollo