Uganda Cranes crowned CECAFA Champions

Uganda Cranes crowned CECAFA Champions

Uganda Cranes crowned CECAFA Champions

Uganda Cranes  on Saturday dethroned Kenya as they claimed the 2015 edition of the CECAFA Senior challenge that climaxed in Ethiopia on Saturday after two weeks of intense action.

Cranes beat Rwanda  by a solitary goal in the finals to claim top honors in Addis Ababa.

Ceaser Okhuti's strike at quarter an hour earned the Ugandans a record 14th title in a match that relived  the 2011 CECAFA experience for Uganda coach  Milutin 'Micho' Sredojovic who previously  coached Rwanda. Micho led Rwanda to the  2011 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup final  where they lost to Uganda in the finals on penalties.

Host nation Ethiopia finished third after beating Sudan 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out.The two teams played to a 1-1 draw.

Read more on : CECAFA


Recommended to you