Guinea and Mali have booked the last two semifinal berths following their hard fought wins on Sunday evening played at the Umuganda and Nyamirambo stadia respectively.
Mali came from a goal behind to beat Tunisia 2-1. The Carthage Eagles will be sad to lose a match they dominated most of the periods capped with a first half opener courtesy of Ahmed Monser.
Aliou Dieng converted from the spot twenty minutes to time after Zied Boughattas was adjudged to have handled the ball inside the box. Abdoulaye Diarra grabbed the winner with only ten minutes remaining with a cool finish from a great run down in the left wing.
In Umuganda, ask http://contenthog.com/pr/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/wordads.php the Syli Nationale of Guinea continued their dream run eliminating Zambia 5-4 after penalty shootouts. The match was barren after 120 minutes of football action.
Semi finals pairing
DR Congo face Guinea in the first semifinal at 4pm on February 3 at Amahoro Stadium before Ivory Coast take on Mali at 4pm on February 4 at Kigali Regional Stadium.
President Yoweri Museveni has reassured the country that the coming elections will be conducted and concluded without any disturbance.
This was entailed in his brief message as the country enters the election month today. Museveni also argued Ugandans not to listen to the pessimists and those preparing for anarchy during and after the elections.
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“Like I have said before, price the elections will pass peacefully. Ignore those sounding war-drums.”
Museveni’s message comes only a day after the arrest and detention of his former spymaster General David Tinyefuza, who recently made remarks that were deemed partisan and contrary to what is expected of an army officer, according to the UPDF.
Tinyefuza while appearing on television last week said he was mobilizing an uprising that would forcefully topple the current NRM government. He was yesterday picked up at his home in Naguru and detained at the Makindye Military barracks from where he will be taken to Court Martial on Tuesday.
Other politicians directed involved in the February 18th elections such as Col Dr Kizza Besigye have severally called upon their supporters to rise up against the regime once it attempts to rig the elections.