CECAFA Women Championship 2016: Uganda Crested Cranes fall short in semi-finals


1st Semi-final: Kenya 3-2 Ethiopia

2nd Semi-final: Tanzania 4-1 Uganda

Final (Tuesday, 20th September 2016): Kenya Vs Tanzania – 3:30 p.m

Third-place play off: Uganda Vs Ethopia – 1:30 p.m

Uganda Crested Cranes lost 4-1 to Tanzania in the second semi final of  the 2016 CECAFA Women championship on Sunday at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru.

Daniel Donisia, Omari Mwanahamisi, Abdalla Stuami and Rashid Asha scored the goals for Tanzania.

Hasifa Nassuna got Uganda Crested Cranes’ consolation.

This was Nassuna’s fifth goal of the tournament, taking her top of the top scorers’ chart.

In the first match of the day, Kenya overcame Ethiopia 3-2.

Losa Abera gave Ethiopia the lead after 36 minutes but Kenya rallied back  through Nedy Atieno Okoth (brace) and Carolyne Anyango Omondi.

Abera scored later on to give the game a tense and thrilling finish but Kenya held on strongly to win the day and progress to the finals.

Third place and Finals:

The battle for the third place and final will be on Tuesday with a double header.

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