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CECAFA Women’s U20 Championship: Uganda, Ethiopia register impressive victories, Tanzania overcome Burundi

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Action between Uganda (black and white) and Djibouti on Monday. FUFA Photo

CECAFA Women’s U20 Championship 2021
Matchday Two Results
Uganda 13- 0 Djibouti
Ethiopia 6-0 Eritrea
Tanzania 3-2 Burundi

CECAFA Women’s U20 Championship hosts Uganda and Ethiopia were flying high during matchday two of the tournament at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru as they posted commanding victories.

Uganda swept aside Djibouti off a 13-00 victory in the opening game of the day. Ethiopia later beat the horn of Africa neighbors Eritrea 6-0 whilst Tanzania worked hard for a 3-2 win over East African neighbors Burundi, they had to come back twice including a late winner.

Uganda’s Fauzia Najjemba netted six goals in her side’s emphatic win. She now has eight goals in the tournament and is in good position to claim the golden boot.

The other goals for Uganda came from Hadijah Nandago (brace), Asia Nakibuuka, Catherine Nagadya, Shamirah Nalugya, Zaitun Namaganda and Shakira Nyinagahirwa.

Uganda now leads the table with a superior goal difference of 17.

For Ethiopia, Assrasanang (brace), Turist Lema, Mesay Temesgen and Bizuayehu Tadesse were the players who featured on the score sheet.

In the final game, Burundi took the lead through Estella Gakima in the 14th minute but Tanzania found the equalizer from the spot through Seif Mwanamvua Haruna at the hour mark.

In the 78 minute, Burundi regained their lead through a well taken free kick by Nshimiramana Annociatte.

This was however short-lived with Clara Cleitus Luvanga and Emeliana Isaya Mbimu scoring in the 81st and 87th minute respectively to guide Tanzania to victory.

Action resumes on Wednesday with Matchday three where Tanzania will play Ethiopia, Eritrea will face Uganda while Burundi will be up against Djibouti.

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