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Crested Cranes thrashed by Taifa Stars in CECAFA semi-finals

By Bruno Mugooda

Added 19th September 2016 12:46 PM

By half time Tanzanians were 3-0 up with goals from Daniel Donisa, Amari Mwanahamisi and speed merchant Abdalla Stumai who volleyed home a 20 yard screamer with her left foot.

Crested Cranes thrashed by Taifa Stars in CECAFA semi-finals

By half time Tanzanians were 3-0 up with goals from Daniel Donisa, Amari Mwanahamisi and speed merchant Abdalla Stumai who volleyed home a 20 yard screamer with her left foot.

CECAFA semi final results;
Kenya 3  Ethiopia  2
Crested Cranes 1  Tanzania 4
 
Crested Cranes head coach Magidah Nantanda revealed that her team got a psychological breakdown during their 4-1 humiliation in Sunday's of the CECAFA women  one sided semi final show that took place at Njeru turf .
 
"I have a very young inexperienced young team that was not psychologically prepared to play against the experienced Tanzanian team. We now need to engage this team in many friendly international matches so that they can gain enough experience , exposure and psychology to handle experienced African teams like Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia," said Nantanda.
 
By half time Tanzanians were 3-0 up with goals from Daniel Donisa, Amari Mwanahamisi and speed merchant Abdalla Stumai who volleyed home a 20 yard screamer with her left foot.
 
Crested Cranes ‘ backline led by team captain Christine Wanyana alongside Gladys Nakito  and Stella Kaliba struggled for pace for most of the time as Tanzania speed merchants Daniel Donisa , Stumai and Mwanahamisi kept them busy.
 
Uganda's strike force of Fazirah Ikwaput, Laki Otandeka and Hassifah Nassuna could hardly get enough supply as Jean Sseninde  and Naome Nagadya were stifled by Tanzanian's midfield duo of Asha Rashid and Stumai .
 
Asha then sealed Tanzania's victory shortly  after  recess beating helpless Crested Cranes keeper Ruth Aturo who was off her line.

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