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Uganda finishes third to take bronze at the 2019 Cecafa Women Senior Challenge Cup

CECAFA Senior Women Challenge Cup 2019-Tanzania:

Third Place Play off: 

  • Uganda 2-0 Burundi 

Uganda Women national football team (Crested Cranes) finished third at the 2019 Cecafa senior women challenge cup.

Crested Cranes players celebrate one of their two goals on the evening

This followed a 2-0 victory in the third place play off match over Burundi on Monday at the Chamazi stadium in Tanzania.

Two second half substitutes Shamira Nalugya and Amina Nababi scored the two goals on the evening.

Meanwhile, Kenya won the championship, after overcoming host Tanzania 2-0 in the final.

Hasifah Nassuna in action against Burundi
Uganda Crested Cranes Vs Burundi

Crested Cranes  XI (Shirt Numbers in Bracket): Ruth Aturo  – Captain ( 1) ,Viola Namuddu (6), Asia Nakibuuka (3), Eunice Ariokot (17), Aisha Namukisa (2)  Bridget Nabisaalu (4), Riticia Nabbosa (20), Hasifa Nassuna (10) Fazila Ikwaput (12), Juliet Nalukenge (9), Fauzia Najjemba (13)

Substitutes: Nakaziro Daizy (18) Namusisi Joan (19), Shadia Nankya (5), Grace Aluka (16), Amina Nababi (15), Zainah Namuleme (14),  Margret Kunihira (8) Shamirah Nalugya (11) Harriet Nakuba (7)

Crested Cranes players singing the national anthem
Team captains of Uganda and Burundi with the match officials prior  to kick off
Uganda Flag with the ball boys prior to kick off
Ag. FUFA President Justus Mugisha with other CECAFA officials in the stands

Team and Individual Awards

Champions: Kenya

Runners up: Tanzania

3rd place: Uganda

Golden boot: Jentrix Shikangwa (Kenya) 10 goals

Golden Gloves: Annedy Kundu (Kenya)

Most Valuable Player: Mwana Hamisi Omary (Tanzania)

Fair Play Award: Tanzania

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