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Tony Mawejje fires Uganda Cranes past Comoros Island to boost AFCON 2017 qualifier hopes

Uganda-CranesUganda Cranes registered a second win in  their AFCON 2017 qualifying campaign by beating Comoros Island 1-0.
Thróttur Reykjavík F.C midfielder Tony Mawejje scored the only goal of the game in the last ten minutes of the first half after Brian Umony’s cross.

Earlier on Skipper Geoffrey Massa was brought down on the edge which earned the Cranes a free kick taken by Farouk Miya however it was well cleared Comoros defense boys.

The South African-based keeper Denis Onyango, who plays for Mamelodi Sundowns, made some crucial saves including saving a penalty which denied the hosts a chance to smile.

Uganda , who are in Group D, of this year’s AFCON qualifiers, top the group with maximum points from the two games boosting their hopes of progressing to the AFCON finals.
The 2017 AFCON qualifiers next round will be played in March 2016.

Uganda Cranes starting XI
Denis Onyango (Goal Keeper), Denis Iguma, Godfrey Walusimbi, Isaac Isinde, Murushid Jjuuko, Khalid Aucho, Tonny Mawejje, William Luwagga Kizito, Farouk Miya, Brian Umony and Geoffrey Massa (Captain)
Subsitututes Made:
Ivan Ntege (Brian Umony), Joseph Ochaya (Farouk Miya) Yunus Sentamu (William Luwagga Kizito)

Comoros Island Starting XI:
Salim Ben Boina (GK), Chaker Alhadhur, Salim Mramboini, Rachid Ibrahim, Ali M’madi, Mchangama Youssouf, Kassima Ahamada, Kombo Ahamadi, Youssouf Mohamed ou Maelé, Chamed Nasser, Nadjim Abdou (C)
Subsitutes made:
Faidine Yacin Saandi (Kombo Ahamadi), Mchangama Mohamed (Kassima Ahamada)

AFCON Table Group D Uganda Cranes

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