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Afcon U20: Rwanda Fail Egypt’s First Hurdle

Rwanda progressed after Caf disqualified Uganda for fielding ineligible player

Rwanda’s hope of appearing at the 2017 Afcon Under-20 hit a major blow on Sunday after losing 1-0 to the young Pharaohs of Egypt at the Amahoro stadium in Kigali.

The Junior wasps had earlier benefitted a decision by Caf to overturn Uganda’s Victory for using an ineligible player James Ahebwa and therefore proceeding to the second round.

However, buy information pills http://crossfit908.com/wp-admin/includes/plugin.php the East Africans face an uphill task in the one leg away in Cairo following the home loss.

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The Egyptians made use of a 48th minute counter attack from a long ball into the Wasps third that landed onto Taher Mohamed Ahmed who did a great beating his marker Nsabimana before shooting beyond Hategikimana’s reach.

The return leg is scheduled in a fortnight’s time during the weekend of 10th-12th June in Cairo.

Rwanda need to overturn the result with a win of not less than two goal-margin or replicate Egypt’s result and head for post-match penalties.

The final tournament kicks off in February 2017 in Zambia where the semi finalists qualify for Fifa Under-20 world cup.

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