At the Cecafa-Kagame club tourney, Group ‘B’ clubs registered the highest number of cautions but with Electric FC emerging the worst club with 8 yellow cards and two send offs.
CECAFA-KAGAME CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP
By David Kizito in Darfur
Express FC v APR (3.30pm)
Al-Ahly Shandy v El-Merreikh (5pm)
A total of 51 cautions and three send-offs have been registered in the last seven days from the 12 group stage matches of the Cecafa-Kagame club championship going on here in El-Fasher City, North Darfur State.
The records do not however include the three matches played in Kadguli as these had not reached the Cecafa secretariat by press time.
Group ‘B’ clubs registered the highest number of cautions but with Electric FC emerging the worst club with 8 yellow cards and two send offs.
The Chadian club had both red cards during a tense match against Ports which they lost 3-1. Vital’O, another club from the same group collected 8 cautions and one red card. Ports FC and APR had the same number of cautions but with no send off.
The records released by Cecafa Secretary General Nicholas Musonye on Tuesday afternoon puts hosts El-Merreikh at 7 yellow cards, Elman (5) and Rayon Sport (5). Uganda Champions Express FC emerges the most disciplined club so far with only two yellow cards.
Addressing the press from Governor Mohammed Kibrir’s palace here in the centre of El-Fasher City, Musonye said all players with two yellow cards would miss their next game but the one yellow card holders had been exempted.
Musonye hailed the international media for marketing the tournament and scoffed at critics who had earlier alleged that this tournament would not kick off in Kadguli and Darfur telling them to go and hung!.
“Those prophets of doom can now go and hung themselves…the championship will end without challenges” said a visibly excited Musonye.
The quarter finals will be played this Wednesday and Thursday.
Express most disciplined club, Electric worst