CAF U17 QUALIFIERS: Uganda disciplines South Sudan in a 6-1 Victory

Uganda U17 winger Juma Ibrahim in action during the match against South Sudan

Uganda U17 team has registered a 1-6 win over South Sudan in the CAF Regional qualifiers at Chamazi, Azam Sports Complex in Tanzania on Friday afternoon.

Bright Stars FC Junior Team midfielder Sekajja Davis scored as early as three minutes into the game to put the Cubs ahead.

Sekajja who was switched by Coach Peter Onen from his common central midfield position to forward netted the second after being released by Mwaka Polycap with a through ball in the center of the park.

Immediately after 6 minutes Vipers SC Junior Team forward Kakaire Thomas dribbled past a South Sudanese defender before laying the ball to the left side of the target with his left foot in the 23rd minute.

Kakaire later recorded his double with the same style and technic just two minutes before the break to make it 4 goals up for the Uganda U17.

Sekajja a student at Royal Giants High School Mityana grabbed his hat trick to make it 0-5 before halftime.

The intensity of the game declined in the second half, nevertheless it was still Sekajja in a better position to score in an empty net in the 70th minute.

Cubs coach Onen introduced Rock High School midfielder Owane Yasin Abdul for captain Kizito Gavin Mugweri in the 60th minute and substituted Kakaire Thomas for URA FC Junior Team player Alou John Kokas in the 77th minute.

Uganda Cubs have 3 points from two games and will play Kenya on Sunday 19th before taking on Djibouti in the last group game on Wednesday 22nd August.

The Champion of the tournament will qualify for the CFA U17 finals and join  Tanzania who received automatic qualification as hosts.

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