Cranes Pummel Kampala Region in Namutima Tour

Tony Mawejje controls the ball in the game against Kampala region

Uganda Cranes 6-1 Kampala region

Uganda cranes recorded their best victory after white washing Kampala region 6-0 in the Cranes Namutima regional tour played on Saturday at Muteesa II stadium, approved Wankulukuku.

Goals from Saddam Ibrahim Juma, online Mohammed Shaban and Joseph Ochaya gave cranes a deserved halftime 3-1 despite Kampala region pulling one back through Hassan Wasswa’s own goal.

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It was the same case in the second stanza with goals from Derrick Nsibambi, information pills Muzamir Mutyaba and Tony Mawejje completing the rout.

Saddam Juma opened the scores in the 14th minute converting from a penalty after defender Muteesa Jonathan handled the ball in the penalty box.

Onduparaka’s skipper Muhammad Shaban doubled the lead for Cranes eight minutes later tapping home Joseph Ochaya’s low cross past goalkeeper Ponsiano Ssegonja.

Miscommunication from Hassan Wasswa and goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan gifted Kampala region with a goal with Hassan Wasswa heading into his own net two minutes after the half hour mark.

However, Cranes responded quickly with Ochaya getting the team’s third goal two minutes later heading home, this time Shaban becoming the creator for the goal and the national team headed for the mandatory break leading 3-1.

Cranes head coach Milutin “Micho” Sredenovic opted to change the whole team that played in the first half bringing another pool of players in the second stanza.

Derrick Nsibambi and Muzamir Mutyaba scored in the 51st minute and 58th minute respectively before Tony Mawejje sealed the damage in the 68th minute.

Cranes first half XI: Benjamin Ochan, Nicholas Wadada, Joseph Ochaya, Hassan Wasswa, Joseph Nsubuga, Geoffrey Kizito, Vitalis Tabu, Saddam Juma Ibrahim, Geoffrey Sserunkuma, Mohammad Shaban, Erisa Ssekisambu

Cranes second half team: Ismael Watenga, Dennis Okot, Richard Kasagga, Timothy Awany, Halid Lwaliwa, Tony Mawejje, Keziron Kizito, Shafik Kagimu (70′ Godfrey Lwesibawa), Derrick Nsibambi, Edrisa Lubega, Muzamir Mutyaba

Kampala region starting XI: Ponsiano Ssegonjja, Ivan Serubiri, Oscar Mansoor, Kiyingi Derrick, Muteesa Jonathan, Muki Bashir, Mbazira Mahad, Ssempa Charles, Ssebyanzi Faizal

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