Uganda Advances to CECAFA Semi-Finals After Beating Eritrea

Posted on December 12, 2019
By Ssekamatte Vicent
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Uganda has made it three wins in as many matches at the on going CECAFA Senior challenge cup with Nicolas Kasozi in the 58' and Mustafa Kizza's 80th minute penalty in target to send the hosts and record champions to the semi finals.

Uganda's next match is against Djibouti on Sunday though they will venture into it well knowing that they already qualified for the semi finals.

Tactician Jonny McKinstry named a much changed side with Kyetume's Joel Mutakubwa in goal for Charles Lukwago, Nicolas Kasozi also starting in Shafic Kagimu's position, Karim Watambala, Paul Mbowa and Muzamir Mutyaba all getting slots in the starting XI.

Uganda's new Northern Irish coach McKinstry has not lost a game since his appointment in September with five wins and a draw.

Uganda Cranes Starting XI:

Joel Mutakubwa (GK) (Kyetume FC), Musitafa Mujuzi (Proline FC), Mustafa Kizza (KCCA FC), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers SC), Paul Mbowa (URA FC), Nicolas Kasozi (KCCA FC), Muzamiru Mutyaba (KCCA FC), Karim Watambala (Vipers SC), Ben Ocen (Police FC), ), Steven Mukwala (Maroons FC), and Viane Sekajugo (Wakiso Giants)

Subs;

Charles Lukwago (GK) (KCCA FC), Paul Willa (Vipers SC), John Revita (KCCA FC Shafiq Kagimu (URA FC), Bright Anukani (Proline FC), Allan Okello (KCCA FC), Joachim Ojera (URA FC), Fahad Bayo (Vipers SC), Joel Madondo (Busoga United).

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