CECAFA U20: Rising Stars, Tanzania share spoils in Jinja

CECAFA U20: Rising Stars, Tanzania share spoils in Jinja

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The Kenya U20 National Team was held to a 2-2 draw by Tanzania in their second match of the ongoing CECAFA U20 Championships on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at the FUFA Technical Center in Jinja, Uganda.

AFC Leopards forward, Austine Odhiambo opened the scores in the 26th minute as Tanzanian Forward, Andrew Simchimba replied with a goal at the 37th minute to complete a 1-1 first-half result.

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Upon resumption, Patrick Otieno bagged a goal in the 53rd minute, giving Kenya a 2-1 lead. However, their glory was short-lived as Tanzanian forward Abdul Hamis shot an equalizing goal in the 56th minute

Kenya still tops Group B with four points as Tanzania remains second with four points albeit with an inferior goal difference after the game played today.

Up next for the Rising Stars is a game against Ethiopia on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at the FUFA Technical Center, starting 4 pm.

The top three teams from Group A and B will join the top two from Group C in the quarterfinals.

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