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Uganda Cranes Vs Gambia Scorpions Pictorial

International Friendly Match Result (9th June 2015):

Uganda 1-1 Gambia

Scorers: Robert Sentongo (61st Minute), Omar Jagne (73rd Minute)

Uganda Cranes warmed up for the upcoming AFCON 2017 qualifier against Botswana Zebras with a one all draw against Gambia in international friendly match played on 9th June 2015 (National Heroes day). brings to you the colorful scenes and memories in pictures.


Uganda opened the scoring with second half substitute, Robert Sentongo, who replaced Yunus Sentamu at the start of the second half scoring the opener with a great headed effort past goal keeper, Jobe Modou in the 61st minute of the game.


Sentongo’s goal was assisted by fellow second half substitute, Brian Umony who plays for Ethiopian league champions, St George Football Club.

Omar Jagne, a substitute player for the visitors grabbed the equalizer after defender Shafik Bakaki, who had replaced Farouk Miya hesitated to clear the ball out of danger.

The international build up game was handled by Uganda’s FIFA Senior referee Denis Batte, who replaced Rajab Bakasambe who had earlier been assigned the job.
Batte was assisted by Hussein Bugembe (Assistant referee 1), Ronald Katenya (Assistant referee 2) and Ssali Mashood as the 4th official.
Mike Letti handled the international build up game as the Match Commissioner.

Denis Onyango,Denis Iguma, Alex Kakuba, CRANES XI: Standing L-R – Derrick Tekkwo, Dennis Iguma, Brian Majwega, Khalid Aucho, Richard Kasagga, Geofrey Massa (C), Front Row – Isaac Isinde,Yunus Sentamu,Farouk Miya, Denis Onyango and Alex Kakuba

Uganda Replacements:

Robert Odongkara For Denis Onyango, Yasser Mugerwa For Derrick Tekkwo, Brian Umony For Yunus Sentamu, Robert Sentongo For Brian Majwega, Shafik Bakaki For Farouk Miya and Boban Zirintusa For Geofrey Massa

Unused Sub: Hassan Wasswa Mawanda


Gambia XI:

Jobe Modou (G.K), Mustapha Carayul, Barrow Modou, Sanna Nyassi, Sulayman Marreh, Mutarr Nyang, Ibou Omar Touray, Bubacarr Sannen, Koli Ousman, Dauda Ngum, Hamza Barry
Subs Used:
Christopher Allen (G.K), Pa Madou Ejagne,Assan Ceasay, Demba Sawege, Abdu Jammeh, Omar Jagne
Un-used Subs: Par Dibba, Mori Koli, Sam Meachel Jammel and Yusupha Njie

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