Vipers Hold Cranes in Third Test Match

Uganda Cranes team preparing for the 2017 African cup of nations have played to a two all draw with Vipers sports club in a test match on Tuesday at the Nakivubo stadium.

Like it has been the norm, store Cranes boss Milutin Sredojevic used two different lineups in both halves with about eight players making way in the second period.

Yunus Ssentamu opened the scoring spree with a mid-first half strike for the Cranes chipping over Watenga after a mishap in communication between the keeper and his defense.

Second half substitute Muzamir Mutyaba doubled the lead four minutes after recess tapping in a well curled cross from Yunus Ssentamu.

Vipers piled pressure on their opponents which yielded in the 63rd minute, Timothy Awany handled a cross inside the Cranes box. Youngster Pius Wanji stepped up and converted the resultant penalty.

Bashir Mutanda levelled matters for the premier league side at the death of the game when Richard Kasagga failed to clear off danger allowing the youngster to pounce on it and float in an empty net.

Cranes Lineups

First half: Ismail Watenga (GK), Nicholas wadada,Shafic Batanbuze, Rashid Toha, Richard Kasagga, Hassan Wasswa, Paul Mucureezi, Tonny Mawejje, Sadam Juma, Yunus Sentamu and Geoffrey Serunkuma.


Second half Subs: Benjamin Ochan (GK), Denis Okot,Joseph Ochaya, Timothy Awanyi, Denis Iguma, Muzamir Mutyaba , Edrisa Lubega and Derrick Nsibambi.

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