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Crested Cranes eye third straight win in CECAFA

The Crested Cranes have won all of their games at this year’s CECAFA championship

CECAFA Women’s Championship 2018

Uganda vs Tanzania

Stade de Kigali, Rwanda

Monday, 23-07-2018 @03:00pm

KIGALI – The Uganda Crested Cranes have endured a glorious start to their CECAFA Campaign thus far.

Faridah Bulega’s charges have won all their opening two matches and will be aiming for a third straight win against Tanzania on Monday.

Going into the game, Bulega is claims the team is still focused despite the two victories.

” The morale in the camp is high after our first two wins and the girls are still committed, said Bulega ahead of the game.

“We are aware of the challenges still ahead of us, so we want to remain focused and finish the job first.

In the same manner, skipper Tracy Akiror believes the wins against Kenya and Ethiopia have given them more confidence and the team is now working for the championship.

”Our confidence has grown after the two games, said Akiror.

“We are fully aware that we now stand a chance to win the Cup, so we shall fight tooth and nail to make the country proud.

Uganda defeated Kenya 1-0 in the opening game before coming from a goal down to win 2-1 against Ethiopia.

For Tanzania, they come into this clash on the back of a 1-0 loss to hosts Rwanda and will need at least a point to guarantee their chances of defending the championship they won in 2016.

The other game on Monday will see hosts Rwanda do battle with Ethiopia.

The tournament is played in a round robin format with the leader at the end crowned the champion.

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