She Maroons FC and Wakiso Hills WFC have booked their quarter-final slots from Group D in the FUFA Women Elite League

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By Edward Tumusiime

FT: Lango Queens 0-1 She Maroons
FT: Ehcos WFC 0-3 Wakiso Hills WFC
Venue: FUFA Technical Centre Njeru

Wakiso Hills Women Football Club joined She Maroons as the two teams that qualified out of Group D to the quarterfinals after overcoming Eastern Hope College, Soroti(EHCOS) on Friday 28th May at the FUFA Technical Centre Njeru.

They have joined the other 6 teams from Group A, Group B and Group C which qualified earlier and these are, King of Kings WFC,  Dynamic SS Jjeza WFC, Rines WFC, Bunyaruguru Girls FC, Amuria High School WFC and Ajax Queens FC.

After winning the first two games She Maroons confirmed their qualification leaving Lango Queens, Wakiso Hills and Ehcos WFC to battle for the remaining slot on the last day.

In the first game of the day, She Maroons FC defeated Lango Queens FC leaving the chance of qualifying to Wakiso Hills WFC and EHCOS WFC who faced off in the last game.

Wakiso Hills FC seemed to be sloppy in the first period of the game but improved their game in the second half to beat Ehcos WFC 3-0.

Justine Birabwa curled home direct from a free kick in the 50th minute to give Wakiso Hills the lead while striker Slyvia Nabiwanda who had initially rattled the upright made a follow-up and doubled the lead from the rebound in the 63rd minute.

Faith Namuddu found the back of the net in the 84th minute to close the chapter scoring from a well taken direct free-kick 

In the first game, She Maroons fought hard to edge past Lango Queens. The goal came in the 81st with Winnie Kyomugisha scoring her fourth goal of the tournament making her the top scorer in the group.

She Maroons who topped Group D with nine points and 7 goals will face Ajax Queens FC at the quarter-final stage while Wakiso Hills WFC on the other hand will play Group C leaders Amuria High School WFC

Table Standings 

Pos. Team   P W D L F A GD Pts

1. She Maroons FC 3 3 0 0 9 2 7 9

2. Wakiso Hills WFC 3 1 1 1 4 2 2 4

3. Lango Queens FC 3 0 1 2 1 3 -2 1

4. Ehcos WFC 3 0 1 2 2 10 -8 1

Quarterfinal Fixture

Saturday, 29th May 2021

9:00 am, King of Kings WFC vs Bunyaruguru Girls FC

12:00pm,  WFC vs Dynamic SS Jjeza WFC 

Sunday, 30th May 2021

9:00 am, Amuria High School WFC vs Wakiso Hills WFC 

12:00pm, She Maroons FC vs Ajax Queens FC

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