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Fufa Women’s Cup: Gafford Ladies, Olila Braced for Epic Final

Gafford Ladies lineup in a previous game (File Photo)
Gafford Ladies lineup in a previous game (File Photo)

Fufa Women’s cup 2017
Olila Women FC vs Gafford Ladies
Madibira stadium, information pills Busia
Sunday 18th June 2017

Their campaign in the Fufa elite league was an awful one but Gafford Ladies have been a different side in the Fufa Women’s Cup.

And as they take on Olila Women’s football club this Sunday in the final of the inaugural Fufa Women’s Cup, information pills Gafford Ladies will be hoping for a good outing.

The Kanyanya based side will be targeting to end the season on a high and perhaps cover up for a horrible run in the league where they finished bottom of the Victoria group.

In Lilian Veronica, Gafford have gold.

A fearless and tireless forward who runs around the pitch throughout the entirety of the game and also has the ability to put away the chances.

The Kenyan striker was influential as Gafford edged past Muteesa I Royal University in the semifinals.

Besides, Shakira Mutimbwa and Nantumbwe Sandra pose a big threat in the midfield with the duo offering both offence and defence.

On the other hand, Olila go into the final as favorites after having a blissful campaign in the league where they finished 4th under the tutorship of Saddam Mpande.

Striker Fazirah Ikwaput who was named the MVP in the league headlines Olila’s power and ability.

The lanky forward has been sublime for the Soroti based scoring 4 goals enroute to the final.

The other notable performers for Olila include goalkeeper Vanessa Karungi who is best known for her ability to save penalties, Marion Amangat, Ritah Nabossa, Wilmer Nantumbwe, Norah Alupo and Cissy Nantongo among others.

This is the first edition of the Fufa Women’s Cup that was introduced to give more playing time to the players but also hand an opportunity to those that do not play in the elite league.

Olila’s road to the final

Round of 32

Olila 4-2 Allelluyah 2008

Round of 16

Olila 2-0 Eastern Heroes

Quarterfinals

Tagy High school 0-1  Olila

Semifinals

UCU lady cardinals 2(1) -2(2)Olila

Gafford’s road to the final

Round of 16

Gafford 3-0 London Stallions (walkover)

Quarterfinals

Gafford 2-0 She cooperate

Semifinals

Mutesa 1-2  Gafford Ladies

Probable starting lineups

Gafford Ladies

Elsie Najjemba (G.K), Josephine Nakyewa, Rachael Ndagire, Florence Nakalule, Evelyne Kakayi, Sophie Madudu, Monica Namwase, Shakira Mutimbwa, Sandra Nantumbwe, Teddy Lillian Veronica, Sheeba Zalwango, Gertude Karungi

Olila WFC probable starting XI

Angeo Lucy, Gillian Akankinda, Amangat Marion, Wilmer Nantumbwe, Ariokot Eunice, Ilamai Mangadalene, Amoding Siporosa, Cissy Nantongo, Nabossa Ritah, Fazilah I Alupo Norah.

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