CECAFA Senior Women’s Championship 2022
Group B|Matchday 3
Tanzania 12-0 Zanzibar
Ethiopia 4-0 South Sudan
Tanzania marched to the semifinals of the 2022 CECAFA Senior Women’s Championship in style after thumping neighbours Zanzibar in the final group B game played at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru on Monday.
The Twiga Stars registered a 12-0 win, the biggest at the tournament to sail through to the last four.
Opa Clement led the way bagging four goals while veteran forward Omary Mwanahamisi came through with hat trick in the one sided affair.
Ester Mabanza, Protasia Mbunda, Diana Lucas Msewa, Janeth Pangamwene and Enekia Kasonga Lunyamila scored a goal each.
Victory meant Tanzania qualified as group B leaders with 7 points same as second placed Ethiopia but the former had better goal difference.
Tanzania ended the group stage with 14 goals scored and 2 conceded while Ethiopia finished with 11 goals, shipping in two goals.
Ethiopia won 4-0 South Sudan at Kyabazinga Stadium but it wasn’t enough to displace Tanzania from the top spot.
Aregash Kalsa Tadesse scored a hat trick to compliment skipper Loza Abera’s goal from spot.
South Sudan missed a penalty at the death of the game with captain Amy Lasu failing to convert a penalty.
The semifinals therefore will have Tanzania facing Burundi while hosts Uganda will take on Ethiopia on Thursday at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.