Uganda to face Zimbabwe, Namibia at 2018 COSAFA Women Championship


2018 COSAFA Women Championship:

  • 12th – 22nd September
  • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Uganda national women football team (Crested Cranes) were drawn in Group C at the 2018 COSAFA Women Championship.

Crested Cranes Head coach Faridah Bulega instructs Jackie Nassali

This was after the draws held on Wednesday, 29th August 2018 in South Africa, the host country for the annual championships.

Uganda will face 2017  runners up Zimbabwe, Swaziland and  Namibia.

The hosts and defending champions South Africa are in Group A alongside Malawi, Madagascar and Botswana.

Another guest country, Cameroon (ranked 3rd in Africa) is in Group B with Lesotho, Mozambique and  Zambia.

Uganda Crested Cranes head coach Faridah Bulega is optimistic they will perform well at the championship after finishing second at the recent CECAFA Women event held in Rwanda;

We are building a team of young players and I am pretty sure that we shall perform well. This tournament will also help to further expose these young players.

The tournament is slated for September 12-22 at Port Elizabeth in South Africa.

Group A:

  • South Africa (Hosts)
  • Botswana
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi

Group B:

  • Zambia
  • Cameroon
  • Lesotho
  • Mozambique

Group C:

  • Zimbabwe
  • Swaziland
  • Namibia
  • Uganda

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