Uganda Cranes defeat Ghana in Afcon 2015 Qualifier

Uganda Cranes have picked a memorable 1 – 0 home victory over the

Ghana Black Stars at a moist Nelson Mandela Stadium turf in Kampala on


The gallant display of the home team came through an 8th minute headed

effort off Sports Club Victoria University defender Savio Kabugo's


With other group E teams, Togo and Ghana yet to play later in the day,

Uganda climbs to second on 7 points, a point behind leaders, Ghana.

Kabugo rose highest to connect midfielder, Mike Sserumaga's curling

corner after John Boye's clearance granted the hosts a corner.

AS Vita striker, Yunus Sentamu who started the game short of full

fitness following a sprained ankle sustained earlier in training,was

the early bird replaced by Gor Mahia diminutive striker, Daniel


Four Ugandans suffered the wrath of Sudanese referee, El Fadil Mohammed Hussein.

Team skipper, Andrew Mwesigwa was the first booking for a reckless

tackle on Majeed Waris.

AS Vita striker, Yunus Sentamu followed suit for a dangerous foul of

Ghanaian skipper, Andre Ayew.

Left back, Brian Majwega and Dan Sserukuma were the other booked

Uganda Cranes players

The visitors best moments came off Everton star winger, Christian Astu

and later in the second stanza from second half change,David Accam

(replaced skipper Andre Ayew's tired legs).

By: David Isabirye of Kawowo Sports

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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