CECAFA: Cranes Eliminated In Penalty Shoot Outs


generic geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>Uganda lost in penalties after settling for a 2 all draw in the entire 90 minutes at the municipal stadium in Mombasa in this year’s first quarter finals.

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sildenafil geneva; color: #222222;”>Despite leading the game 1-0, Cranes defence couldn’t withstand the impressive partnership between Mbwane Samatte, Mrisso Ngassa and Thomas Ulimwengu that tormented Cranes to the extent of conceding two goals in the first half.

Cranes came back in the second half to score the equaliser although they never survived the penalty kicks after the 90 minutes to decide the winner of the day.

Godfrey Walusimbi, Khalid Aucho and Daniel Mzee Sserunkuma failed to convert their sport kicks leaving Emmanuel Okwi and Diego Hamis Kiiza only to score their penalties.

Though Tanzania’s first two penalties were off target but at least the last three were converted hence emerging winners of the day with a 3-2 total.

Now, Tanzania will take on the winner between Rwanda and Kenya in the semi-finals.

Kenyan supporters were overjoyed at Uganda’s although their team too still has a journey to walk in eliminating Rwanda.


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