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Crested Cranes Punish Burundi In CECAFA Group A 4-1 Victory

Crested Cranes Punish Burundi In CECAFA Group A 4-1 Victory

The Sunday CECAFA Senior Women Championship went well for the Crested Cranes after their 4-1 victory over Burundi.

The match played at FUFA Technical Center in Njeru secured them a top spot in the group with 9 points.

Falonne Nahumana utilized a mistake by Cranes midfielder Riticia Nabbosa and took the lead for Burundi in the 11th minute. Four minutes later, Juliet Nalukenge assisted Fazila Ikwaput to level matters.

George Lutalo, the Crested Cranes coach introduced Sandra Nabweteme, Shamirah Nalugya and Phiona Nabbumba in the second half. They replaced Juliet Nalukenge, Joan Nabirye and Riticia Nabbosa.

These substitutes brought about a much-needed momentum for the Cranes and in the 47th minute, substitute Nalugya scored to put Uganda ahead.

Lutalo again introduced Margret Kunihirwa for more pace and the 80th minute saw another goal from Sandra Nabweteme making it 3-1.

In the last minutes of the match, Nabweteme again stretched the lead to 4-1 killing all hopes for a comeback by Burundi.

Crested Cranes will now face Tanzania or Ethiopia in the CECAFA semis on Thursday

Kenya, the defending champions didn’t participate in the tournament due to a ban by FIFA from all football activities. However, Uganda will be eyeing its first title on home soil.

Meanwhile, In similar news by NEWSLEXPOINT.com, the well-known lethal striker Juliet Nalukenge was called up to the Uganda Senior Women’s National Team (Crested Cranes). 

She received the invite as the team prepares for the forthcoming Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) Qualifiers.

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