CECAFA: Cranes Hammers Sudan 1-0 To Top Group C


medicine geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>The immediate second half goal from Aucho Khalid was enough for Cranes to bag three points in their last Group C game.

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Sudan looked so tired as Uganda became more indomitable mainly in the last minutes of the game.

Sudan failed to pressure attempts that would have seen them at least threatening to shoot in the goal in the last minutes.

Both teams (Uganda and Sudan) have qualified for the quarter finals that will kick-start on Saturday.

Uganda will be playing Tanzania in quarter finals as Sudan will be taking on Zambia.

Last year in CECAFA tournament held in Uganda though, Tanzania impressed spectators during group stage matches and in the quarter finals but lost 3-0 to Uganda in the semi finals.

Cranes head coach, Micho made some changes in the team that started the Eritrea game when he left Hamis ‘Diego’ Kiiza out of the squad as he was suspected to be mentally unfit.

However, in the quarter finals, the striker who lost his uncle but didn’t attend the burial is expected to be back in the squad.

Meanwhile, Rwanda also survived a group stage exit after their 1-0 win against the helpless Eritrea in their last Group C game.


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