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Cranes' dreams shattered at the CECAFA Women Cup

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 26th July 2018 11:36 AM

The battle of who will win the trophy remains between Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Rwanda with just two games left.

CECAFA Women Challenge Cup

Result

Kenya 0 Ethiopia 1

Uganda 2 Rwanda 2

Friday

Ethiopia v Tanzania

Rwanda v Kenya.           

KIGALI - National Women football team, Crested Cranes' chances of walking away with the CECAFA Challenge Cup might have been shattered. This comes they settled to 2-2 draw with hosts Rwanda.

Though the Crested Cranes dropped two points, they still remained top of the table standings with seven points, one above second placed Ethiopia who have game in hand.

Tanzania and Rwanda come third and fourth with four points. Kenya is bottom with one point.

The battle of who will win the trophy remains between Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Rwanda with just two games left to climax the tournament.

Ethiopia faces Tanzania on Friday before Rwanda meets Kenya. Uganda can only win the championship if their fellow oponents drop points.

The Challenge Cup that is played in a league format to determine the eventual champion will run till this Friday.

Hosts Rwanda, Ethiopia, Kenya,Tanzania and Uganda are the five nations competing in the tournament.

Tanzania are the defending champions of the event that was last held in Uganda in 2016 at FUFA Technical Centre,Njeru.

Tanzania beat arch rivals Kenya 2-1 to win the title. On their part, the Crested Cranes finished fourth after falling to Ethiopia 4-1 in the third place.

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