Uganda Women’s national football team, The Crested Cranes beat Ethiopia 1-0 in the second group B match of the 2019 CECAFA Women Challenge cup at the Chamazi Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on Tuesday.
Fauzia Najjemba was the heroine on the evening, scoring in the 73rd minute of the well contested duel. Najjemba’s shot off her lethal left foot inside the goal area in an acute angle for the lone strike.
Uganda sealed a slot to the semi-finals of the regional competition with a game to play against Kenya on Thursday, 21st November 2019.
Kenya humbled Djibouti 12-0, coming one goal shy of Uganda’s 13-0 over the same opponents on Sunday.
The two teams are tied on six points each with 14 goals scored and none conceded. They will play the last Group game on Thursday to decide which team tops the group.
In group A, hosts and defending champions Tanzania also qualified to the next stage but the battle for the second slot is between South Sudan and Burundi who face off on Wednesday.