CECAFA U17 Championship 2018
Uganda 1-1 Tanzania
Uganda began it’s quest to defend the U17 CECAFA Championship with a stalemate against Tanzania in the game played on Sunday at Muyinga stadium,Burundi.
The Cubs needed a stoppage time goal to salvage a point against a resilient Tanzanian side.
The Serengeti boys took the lead in the 36th minute through Agiri Alistedese and kept Uganda at bay for the rest of the time despite several attempts by the Cubs.
However, with the game desitned for the end, Moses Bakabulindi levelled matters in the 90th minute to help Uganda earn at least a point.
Bakabulindi plays with Vipers Junior Team in the FUFA Juniors League.
The Cubs return to action on Wednesday 18th April against Sudan before summing up the group B action against Zanzibar on 22nd April.
Group A has hosts Burundi who lost 4-0 to Kenya on Saturday. The other teams are Somalia and Ethiopia.
Uganda Cubs starting XI
George William Oluka, Musa Jagwe, Joseph Kafumbe, Ibrahim Ekellot,Gavin Mugweri Kizito(Captain),Gerald Kirya, Moses Bakabulindi, Andrew Kawooya, Sula Mpanga,Thomas Kakaire, Ivan Asaba
Ronald Kiberu,Daniel Ssemwogerere, Owen Mukisa,Rogers Mugisha,Davis Sekajja, Anthony Kenty,Idd Abduwalid,Juma Ibrahim,Jimmy Muber
Tanzania Starting XI
Bashir Twalib, Alphonse Mabula,Pascal Guaidence, Amir Said, Ally Hamis, Mustafa Rashid,Morice Michael,Saidi Zangu, Edson Jeremiah,Jaffar Human, Alistedese Agiri
Shaban Hassan, Lemor Fred, Thomas Jefferson, Salum Ally, Salum Abubaker, James Keffa,Erick Boniphase, Juma Landaki