Walusimbi’s Gor Mahia dump Vipers out of 2018 CECAFA Kagame Cup

2018 CECAFA Kagame Cup:

Quarter finals:

  • Gor Mahia (Kenya) 2-1 Vipers (Uganda)
  • Simba (Tanzania) 1-0 AS Ports (Djibouti)

Gor Mahia, home to Uganda Cranes’ left back Godfrey “Jajja Walu” Walusimbi, recovered from a goal down to eliminate Uganda’s representatives Vipers 2-1 out of the on-going CECAFA Kagame Cup at the National Stadium on Sunday in Dar es salaam.

Midfielder Tadeo Lwanga, also Vipers captain scored a thunderbolt 30 yards from goal for arguably goal of the tournament so far.

Lwanga’s well taken shot with the outside of his right foot found goalkeeper Boniface Oluoch napping .

Rwanda Amavubi striker Jacques Tuyisenge found the equalizer for K’Ogalo in the 47th minute.

Gor Mahia’s Burundian new recruit Francis Mustafa, signed from Rwanda Premier League outfit Kiyovu Sports, tapped home the 55th goal of this year’s edition of the competition in the 73rd minute to put the game to bed.

Mustafa’s goal arrived after Viper’ newly signed goalkeeper Bashir Sekagya had parried Tuyisenge’s shot earlier shot on target.

In the other quarter final, Tanzanian side Simba out muscled a hard fighting AS Ports from horn of Africa nation Djibouti 1-0.


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