The women U17 side will enter camp in late August ahead of their FIFA Women World Cup Qualifier against Cameroon Football256 has learnt.
The double legged tie that was slated for May didn’t take place because of the coronavirus pandemic that put a halt on sports world over.
The situation also forced the tournament to be postponed from November 2020 to February and March 2021. With the last round of qualifiers set for September 2020.
And much as Uganda is still under lockdown with the future of sports not certain, but looks like their is a bit of hope for the U17 girls and coach Ayub Khalifa.
It’s reported that the lads will enter residential camp at the FUFA Technical center in Njeru, on August 26th in line with the Ministry of Health guidelines.
Various guidelines which will include testing of the players and the technical team will be followed.
To reach the final round of qualification, Uganda thumped neighbours Tanzania 6-2 on aggregate whereas their opponents registered a 10-0 aggregate score against Sao Tome and Principe.
Nigeria, Cameroon, South Africa, Morocco, Ghana and Uganda are the countries vying for the three spots to represent Africa in India at next year’s competition.
European side Spain are the reign champions having won
the 2018 edition in Uruguay whereas North Korea are the most successful side with two titles under their belt.