Miya Claims CNN Goal of the Week

A Malian defender tackles Miya at the soggy Oyem turf.

Farouk Miya’s marquee strike against Mali in the Africa Cup of Nations has earned him more international plaudits with the latest being the CNN goal of the week award.

The 21 year old scored the goal, this versus Comoros, web that confirmed Uganda Cranes return to the continental showpiece after 38 years.

He went further to strike in the 70th minute in the last group D match against Mali in Oyem to ensure Uganda pick a point and leave the tournament with a goal.

Miya collected a pass from right back Denis Iguma and smashed a stunning shot to the top left corner of the goal for the opening goal. Yves Bissouma cancelled the goal two minutes later.

Miya was also voted the Total man of the match after the game.



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