2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup (Group A):
- Burundi 0-1 Somalia
- Djibouti 0-3 Eritrea
Somalia registered their first win of the tournament at the on-going 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup in Uganda.
The horn of Africa country overcame Burundi 1-0 during the second of the double header group A duel played at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo on Friday.
Omar Abdulahi half volley in the 40th minute was the all-important goal for Somalia before a passionate crowd.
This was Somalia’s first win at the tournament that takes them to four points from three matches.
Earlier, Eritrea out-muscled Djibouti 3-0 during another group A encounter to go second on 7 points behind hosts, Uganda.
Last group A matches:
Somalia will face Eritrea on Sunday with the winner joining already qualified Uganda.
Only a draw with be good enough for Eritea who are already on six points.
Uganda Cranes will take on already eliminated Djibouti in Sunday’s second game at 4 PM.