Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi, giving instructions
Nsereko Musoke Isa
Uganda 11-0 Djibouti
Tanzania 3-3 Burundi
Kenya 1-1 Eritrea
Winning The Remaining Games Is The Agenda If We Are To Win This Championship
After a convincing 11-0 win over Djibouti, Crested Cranes tactician Ayub Khalifah admits his side has higher chances to win this year’s and the first edition of the CECAFA U17 Women football championship.
“We stand a chance to win this edition following Kenya’s and Tanzania’s draws against Eritrea and Burundi respectively in today’s encounters, but, we must first organize our house. Our focus now is to win all the remaining games”, said Ayub.
“We deserve to win this evening though we haven’t scored as we planned. The opponent’s strategy to break the game every after a minute made it to dull for us. We wanted more goals than scored but it was impossible “. Added Ayub Khalifah.
Uganda’s Crested Cranes beat Djibouti by 11-0 goals to go top of the table with six points, two more than rivals Kenya and Tanzania who sit second and third respectively.
Juliet Nalukenge who put up a man of the match performance on the evening scored a brace and four assists, Fauzia Najjemba X3, Stella Musibika, Hadijja Nandago, with a brace each and Margret Kunihira and Kevin Nakachwa with one each to give Uganda a day’s win.
The games will come back on Friday, the 13th December with three fixtures on the menu card. Uganda will lock horns with Eritrea, Kenya will be up against Tanzania and Djibouti will entertain Burundi on match day three.
In the opening fixtures, Uganda beat Burundi 4-0, Kenya white washed Djibouti 14-0 while Tanzania out classed Burundi in a 5-0 win.