Women National team has defeated Kenya 7-2 in the U-20 Women FIFA 2022 World Cup
Uganda triumphed against the young Kenyan girls on Saturday at Nyayo stadium in
Nairobi, Kenya to give the team a perfect start in their bid to qualify for the
international championship scheduled for next year in Costa Rica.
Uganda got its first goal as early as the second minute of the game through
Juliet Nalukenge before Margaret Kunihira added the second one, eighteen
minutes later, Nalukenge also scored another goal before halftime.
Fauzia Najjemba, Shamira Nalugya, Sumayiya Komuntale also scored a goal each to
give Uganda a 6-0 lead in the first half.
In the second half, Kenya tried to fight back but only managed to score two
goals before Sumayiya Komuntale scored another one for Uganda to end the game
Ayubu Khalifa said he didn’t expect to score many goals although he was
confident of victory.
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Fauzia Najjemba says that they expect to build on that triumph in the return
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The win will
help Uganda to go into the return leg with an advantage over Kenya as the two
sides look forward to reaching the next level in the qualifiers.
leg will be played on 8th October in Kampala with the winner of the aggregate
advancing to the next stage. The winner will face either South Africa or