CECAFA U-17 Championship:
- Uganda 1-1 Tanzania
Uganda U-17 National team has kicked off the 2018 CECAFA U-17 tournament on an average note.
The Cubs played gallantly to earn a draw in a one all stalemate with Tanzania at the Muyinga stadium in Burundi on Sunday evening.
Future Stars Academy forward Agiri Alistides Ngoda put Tanzania in the lead during the opening half of the game.
The Ugandan youngsters exhibited composure and patience before finding the equalizer barely a minute to full time.
Vipers Sports Academy forward Moses Bakabulindi scored at the death of the game to help Uganda earn a point.
The team returns to action on 18th April 2018 against Sudan.
Uganda U-17 XI:
George William Oluka (G.K), Musa Jaggwe, Joseph Kafumbe, Ibrahim Okellot, Gavin Kizito Mugweri (Captain), Gerald Kirya, Moses Bakabulindi, Andrew Kawooya, Sula Mpanga, Thomas Kakaire, Ivan Asaba
Ronald Kiberu, Daniel Ssemogerere, Owen Mukisa, Rogers Mugisha, Davis Ssekajja, Kenty Anthony, AbdulWahid Idd, Ibrahim Juma, Jimmy Muber
Head Coach: Peter Onen
Assistant Coach: Hamuza Lutalo
Goalkeeping Coach: Mubarak Kiberu
Team Manager: Bashir Mutyaba
Team Doctor: Emmanuel Nakabago
Kits Manager: Frank Bumpenje
Media Officer: Hassan Kirunda Kakaire
Tanzania U-17 XI:
Bashir Twaliba Athuman (G.K), Alphonce Mabula Msanga, Pascal Gaudence Msindo, Ally Hamis Ally, Amiri Said Njeru, Mustafa, Rashid Nankuku, Erick Bonophace B, Morice Michael Abraham (Captain), Alistides Agiri Ngoda, Jafari Juma Mtoo, Edson Jeremiah Mshirakandi
Shana Hassan Kimwaga, James Kefa Begile, Salum Abubakari Lupepo, Said Abdallah Zanda, Juma Ladaki Chasambi, Fred Lenox Chande, Thomas Jefferson Oliver
Head coach: Kim Poulsen (Denmark)
Center Referee: Muhamed Nur (Somalia)
Assistant Referee 1: Oliver Omondi (Kenya)
Assistant Referee 2: Hassan Mao (Somalia)
Fourth Official: Selase Worko (Ethiopia)
Referees Assessor: Bernard Mfbusa (Burundi)
Commissioner: Hassan Amir (Somalia)
Technical Study Group: Sunday Kayuni (Tanzania)
Media Officer: Rogers Mulindwa (Uganda)