The coaches of two teams in the final of the FUFA Women’s Cup UCU Lady Cardinals and She Corporates have promised great football come this Saturday in Sheema at Kabwohe Grounds.
The tacticians addressed the media at FUFA House during the pre-match press conference organized by FUFA ahead of the clash on 23rd June 2018.
The FUFA Deputy CEO Humphrey Mandu applauded both Coaches for reaching the final.
‘FUFA will continue to support women football in the country’ said Mandu.
‘I congratulate the finalists UCU Lady Cardinals and She Corporate for reaching this far. It’s not an easy journey. I applaud the coaches for a great job done with their Clubs and promoting women football. FUFA has been one of the institutions in Africa that has given ladies opportunity to express their talents and hope they will showcase great football while in Kabwohe’ added Mandu.
However, during the conference both Coaches promised to showcase entertaining football in the final.
‘I’m happy to be in the final. We are ready to entertain the people of Western Uganda our brand of football. We have been training very hard for the final and we are well prepared’ said UCU Lady Cardinals coach Ssebulime
‘I also thank FUFA for the efforts towards supporting Women Football in Uganda and empowering the girl-child through football. We are very ready and excited to be in the final and I think we are going to win the Cup’ added Ssebulime.
‘Our goalkeeper Fatuma Matovu is having a slight injury but we will test her fitness before the final. We are confident of a good game on Saturday and we have an edge over our opponents’ revealed She Corporates Coach Zinda
‘It will not be a hard game for us because we have prepared alot and we are ready for our opponents in the final’ UCU Lady Cardinals Captain Kinavudori Maureen sent out a warning to her team’s opponents.
UCU Lady Cardinals defeated ousted Cup holders Olila Women team in the Semifinals by 2-1 to reach the final while She Corporate eliminated Mutesa I Royal University Women team in the Semifinals via kicks from the penalty mark after a 1-1 draw in regular time. Both teams are making their maiden appearance in the final of the FUFA Women’s Cup.