Uganda women’s cricket training squad announced

Uganda women's training squad has been announced ahead of the ICC Africa T20 Qualifiers.

Uganda Team huddle before the match, 1st Play-off Semi-Final, ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier at Utrecht, Jul 12th 2018. (Photo: ICC)

The Uganda Cricket Association has named its national women’s cricket training squad ahead of the upcoming ICC Africa T20 Qualifiers scheduled to take place in Botswana in October 2021.

The squad includes many recognisable names including Janet Mbabazi who recently spoke to Emerging Cricket about her excitement at seeing debutants Malawi Botswana and Cameroon take part in what promises to be a festival African women’s cricket. Alongside the three debutants, Namibia, Nigeria, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe will all be competing for the available places in the Qualifier.  

Kevin Awino, captain of the Challenger Bizzards, and Janet Mbabazi, VC making plans of how to up the run rate during a Women’s Elite League match (Photo: Kawawo Sports)

The squad: 

Janet Mbabazi – Kampala
Racheal Ntono – Kampala
Rita Musamali – Jinja
Kevin Awino – Jinja
Leona Babirye – Kampala
Immaculate Nakisuyi – Kampala
Consy Aweko – Kampala
Maria Nyende – Jinja
Stephanie Nampiina – Jinja
Naomi Kayondo – Kampala
Esther Ilukor – Soroti 
Damalie Busingye – Kampala
Evelyn Anyipo – Soroti 
Eunice Kobusingye – Kampala
Teddy Ayella – Kampala
Proscovia Alako – Soroti 
Racheal Achan – Soroti 
Sarah Walaza – Jinja
Sarah Akiteng – Soroti 
Mary Akello – Soroti 
Christine Anayo – Soroti 
Franklyn Najjumba – Kampala
Irene Alumo – Soroti 
Shakira Sadick – Kampala
Patricia Malemikia – Kampala
Phiona Kulume – Soroti
Mildred Anyigo – Soroti
Gloria Obukor – Soroti

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