FT: Uganda Lady Cranes 06-07 Kenya Lionesses (Agg: 11-12)

Kenya Lionesses edged the Uganda Lady Rugby Cranes thanks to a one point aggregate advantage by full time at Legends Rugby Grounds on Saturday.

Coach Allan Musoke’s charges had the final chance to win on home turf but Rachael Kakaire missed a heart-wrecking penalty in the final minute, succumbing to disappointment.

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Action from Uganda vs Kenya // ©Kawowo Sports / AISHA NAKATO

Kakaire had opened the scores in the first half and the home side managed to defend their lead till the break but a close second ruined the party.

The Lionesses touched to snatch the lead early in the second half through Sinaida Aura. Philadelphia Olando followed with a brilliant conversion.

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Action from Uganda vs Kenya // ©Kawowo Sports / AISHA NAKATO

Cranes replied off Kakaire’s penalty to close with one point at a 06-07 score but the Kenyans were bold enough to hold on till the final whistle.

The Lionesses lifted the accolades for the second consecutive year after condemning Allan Musoke and his side to a painful home loss in Kampala.

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