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TOTAL CHAN 2020 Qualifiers: Uganda Cranes out-wit Somalia, progress to next round

TOTAL CHAN 2020 Qualifiers (2nd Leg, 1st Round):

  • Uganda Cranes 4-1 Somalia (Uganda Cranes progress 7-2 on aggregate)

Uganda Cranes easily progressed to the next stage of the TOTAL CHAN 2020 qualifiers after a 4-1 victory in the second round for the TOTAL CHAN 2020 qualifiers before a fully packed Star Times Stadium, Lugogo on Saturday.

Striker Henry Patrick Kaddu and Allan Kyambadde scored for a dominant Ugandan side that qualify to the next round 7-2 on aggregate.

The consolation for the visiting team came late in the game through Daud Abdullahi Tubal as Ugand

Kaddu scored the opening goal through a well struck kick from the penalty mark after three minutes.

Kaddu scored from the penalty spot

Kyambadde scored the second in the 36th minute and Kaddu wrapped up the first half with another penalty two minutes to the break.

Three minutes into the second half, Kaddu completed his hat-trick with a great glancing header off Okello’s curling corner-kick.

Daud scored the consolation for Somalia in the closing stages of the game.

Ibrahim Juma passes the ball

Uganda Cranes will now face the winner between South Sudan and Burundi during the final round of qualification for the CHAN 2020 tournament.

South Sudan will host Burundi on Sunday, 4th August 2019 at Lugogo. Burundi won the first leg 2-0 in Bujumbura last weekend.

The final tournament for CHAN 2020 will be hosted by Cameroon.


Uganda Cranes XI:

Charles Lukwago (G.K), Paul Willa, Musitafa Kizza, Mustafa Mujuzi, John Revita, Ibrahim Sadam Juma, Allan Kyambadde, Muzamir Mutyaba, Henry Patrick Kaddu (77’ Dan Sserunkuma), Allan Okello (83’ Shafik Kuchi Kagimu), Allan Kayiwa (46’ Bright Anukani)

Substitutes Not Used: James Alitho (G.K), Ashraf Mandela, Patrick Mbowa, Tom Masiko

FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo greets one of the referees during the official team inspection
Fans graced the match in big numbers
A section of Uganda Cranes fans in the stands
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