CECAFA U17 championship
Tanzania 2-0 Somalia
Tanzania emerged winners of the 2018 Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations(CECAFA) U17 Championship staged in Burundi.
The Serengeti Boys defeated Somalia 2-0 in the final played at Gitega stadium on Sunday.
The game graced by CAF President Ahmad Ahmad was halted in the first half after heavy rains that deemed the playing surface unplayable.
After efforts to drive the water away, the game resumed and Edson Jeremiah put Tanzania ahead in the 25th minute.
He later doubled the lead in the second half to help the Ocean Boys clinch the title.
Earlier in the second half Somalia had levelled matters but had Farhaman’s goal disallowed for offside.
To reach the final, Tanzania eliminated Kenya 2-1 in the semifinals while Somalia stunned Uganda 1-0.
Uganda outwitted Kenya 4-1 to secure third place.