CECAFA 2016 CHAMPIONSHIP:
Match Day 3: Group A
1st Match: Kenya 4-0 Burundi
2nd Match: Uganda 9-0 Zanzibar
Uganda Crested Cranes perfectly recovered from the opening day blushes against Kenya with a resounding 9-0 victory against Zanzibar in a group A of the CECAFA Women championship.
This was during the second match day three fixture played at the FUFA Technical center, Njeru.
Uganda’s goals were scored by Hasifa Nassuna (four goals), Christine Nambirigge, and two goals apiece from U.S based Laki Otandeka and Fazilah Ikwaput.
Half time had ended 3-0 with the first goal, a penalty by Nassuna coming after 40 minutes of play.
Kenya leads group A with six points after two wins out of two games (both with 4-0 scorelines against Uganda and Burundi).
The Uganda Crested Cranes now has three points, same as Burundi. Kenya leads group A with six points and has qualified for the semi finals.
The tournament continues on Wednesday with one match between Ethiopia against Rwanda in a group B fixture at 4 p.m.
Uganda Crested Cranes’ next fixture will come on Thursday against Burundi.
Team Line Ups:
Ruth Aturo (G.K), Christine Wanyana, Viola Namuddu, Gladys Nakitto, Yudaya Nakayenze, Jean Sseninde, Christine Nambirige, Naume Nagadya, Hasifa Nassuna, Laki Otandeka, Fazilah Ikwaput
Fatumah Matovu (G.K), Zaina Namuleme, Tracy Akiror, Shakira Nalwooga, Ritah Nabossa, Sandra Nantumbwe, Winnie Babirye
Head coach: Majidah Nantanda
Saleha Ali Khadija (G.K), Abdallah Abdullahi Mwajuma (Captain), Riziki Abdalla Mohamed, Ali Khatib Mtumwa, Khalid Abdulla Warda, Fatuma Khatibu Salum, Hassam Ali Siajab, Nassirin Mohammed Ahmed, Khamis Rashid Zena, Sabahi Hashim Yussuf, Aziza Ali Mtumwa
Zulekha Omari Kombo, Paulina Michael Zacharia, Neema Machano Othman, Suzana Francis Agostino, Nuru Nassib Makame, Msimu Suluhu Hassan
Head coach: Mustfa Hassan Suleiman
Center Referee: Suaris Iratunga (Burundi)
1st Assistant Referee: Speciose Nyinawabiri (Rwanda)
2nd Assistant Referee: Woisnet Abera (Ethiopia)
4th Official: Salma Mukansanga (Rwanda)
Match Commissioner: Lina Kessy (Tanzania)
Referee Assessor: Maqulate Onyango (Kenya)
Media Officer: Shafi’I Abokar (Somalia)