KAMPALA – Millicent Namwembe’s strike in the 75th minute earned the She-Maroons Football Club a 1 – 0 victory over Rhines SS WFC in the FUFA Women Elite League final played on the 3rd June 2021 at FUFA technical center, Njeru.
The residential tournament was organized as part of the FUFA COVID 19 regulations that only allowed a 20 person contingents for participating teams and played in a space of one month.
Millicent Namwembe emerged as the overall top scorer netting 6 goals, and midfield Maestro Naggayi Joan was voted Most Valuable Player.
She-Maroons Football Club gained automatic qualification to the FUFA Women Super League for the coming season.
The She Maroons contingent led by Mrs. Aisha Bakari Team Manager, Sida Alex Head Coach and Ochuka Simon Assistant Coach with 17 players namely:
Adongo Brenda, Akujo Esther, Nalwadda Sarah, Babirye Joelia, Nantongo Dianah, Peace Janet Munduwandi, Najuuko Justine, Najunju Lydia Adong Jackline, Naggayi Joan, Naluyima Kauthara, Kyomugisha Winnie, Nassali Jackline, Namwembe Millicent, Anitah Babirye, Lillian Veronica Masinde and Akullu Zazam.
She-Maroons entered the tournament favorites powered by top female talents like Kyomugisha Winnie, Nassali Jacky, Naggayi Jacky, Kautharah Naluyima and Millicent Namwembe among others. They kicked off the first game on the 25th May 2021 against Echoes WFC winning 6-1, the second game was played against Wakiso Hills with the Prisons beating by 2-1 goal margin emerging top of the group after 1-0 win over Lango Queens in the final group game.
The Quater Finals proved easy for She-Maroons earning a 3-1 triumph against Ajax Queens and stunning Wakiso Hills WFC 1-0 in the Semifinals.