CECAFA 2017: Uganda go top with win over South Sudan

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    Uganda vs South Sudan
    Action in the match pitting Uganda against South Sudan. Uganda won 5-1

    Uganda went top of Group B with a 5-1 win over South Sudan in a match played on Friday, December 8, 2017, at the Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega.

    A brace by Derrick Nsibambi, coupled with a goal apiece by Hood Kaweesa, Milton Kalisa and Nicholas Wadada saw Uganda dump South Sudan out of the tournament. Atak Luak scored a consolation, South Sudan’s first goal of the tournament.

    Uganda consequently rises to the top of Group B with four points from two matches. Burundi is second with four points but with an inferior goal difference, while Ethiopia is third with three points.

    South Sudan is out of contention, having lost their second match after their 3-0 loss to Ethiopia earlier on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.

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    Uganda Starting XI

    Benjamin Ochan (GK), Bernard Muwanga (C), Isaac Muleme, Timothy Awany, Nicholas Wadada, Juma Ibrahim Sadam, Allan Kyambadde, Muzamir Mutyaba, Milton Kalisa, Hood Kaweesa, Derrick Nsibambi

    Substitutes

    Ismail Watenga, Tom Ikara, Daniel Isiagi, Shafiq Bakaki, Joseph Nsubuga, Aggrey Madoi, Paul Mucureezi, Tadeo Lwanga, Nelson Senkatuuka, Tom Masiko, Allan Kateregga

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    South Sudan Starting XI

    Juma Jinaro Awad (GK) (C), Mumin Wataryor, Yasir Khamis, Benasio Zacharia, Awad Lemi, Jimmy Arostu, Abu Prestino, Peter Chol Bentu, Aluck Akech Mabior, Atak Luak, Khamis Leon

    Substitutes

    Daniel Dak Khamis, Mustafa Aldim, Deng Magik, Kamal Seyid, Joseph Oyur, Rufino Uras, Tiem Koang  Thok, Abubakar Adam, Sbit Bol