Uganda U-17 Girls' national team players celebrating after scoring one of the goals against Eritrea

CECAFA U-17 Girls’ Championship

Match Day Three

  • Uganda 10- 0 Eritrea
  • Burundi 8-0 Djibouti
  • Tanzania 3-1 Kenya

Uganda U-17 Girls’ national team continued with its dominant performance at the ongoing CECAFA U-17 Girls’ Championship, registering another comfortable victory on Friday.

The team coached by Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi ensured they secured a third win in as many games after sweeping aside Eritrea, winning the game 10-0.

This meant, hosts Uganda has scored 26 goals in the three games played and leads the log with nine points.

Skipper Juliet Nalukenge extended her scoring run, netting a hat trick to take her goal tally to eight at the tournament.

Her partner in crime, Fauzia Najjemba who netted a hat trick in the 12-0 win against Djibouti also appeared on the score sheet this time getting a brace.

The other goals came from Margaret Kunihira, Sumaya Komuntale, Catherine Nagadya, Stella Musubika and Kevin Nakachwa.

Tanzania moved to second place on seven points after defeating Kenya 3-1 while Burundi outwitted minnows Djibouti in the other game played on Friday.

Uganda U-17 Starting XI

Uganda U-17 Girls’ national team starting XI against Eritrea

Daphine Nyayenga, Samalie Nakachwa, Sumaya Komuntale, Bira Naddunga, Stella Musubika, Kevin Nakachwa, Catherine Nagadya, Shakira Nyinagahirwa, Juliet Nalukenge, Margaret Kunihira, Fauzia Najjemba

Joel Muyita

Joel Muyita is a senior staff writer at Kawowo Sports.

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