CECAFA U17 Girls Cup
Eritrea 0-10 Uganda
FUFA Technical Center, Njeru
Juliet Nalukenge is the biggest thing in women’s football in Uganda at the moment.
The 17-year old Kawempe Moslem striker continues to blow away revelers with her consistent scoring day in and out.
On Friday afternoon, she scored her sixth, seventh and eight goals at the ongoing CECAFA U17 Girls Cup in Njeru.
Nalukenge who was also the top scorer at the COSAFA U17 a couple of months ago netted in the 13th, 35th and 62nd minute as Uganda walloped Eritrea 10-0.
This was her second hat trick at the championship, having scored three against Burundi in the first game on Monday. Add the two she helped her self to against Djibouti, she has now netted an unmatched 8 goals at the competition.
The others who got in on the party included Fauzia Najjembe who scored a brace, Margaret Kunihira, Catherine Nagadya, Stella Musubika and Kevin Nakachwa.
The victory ensured Uganda remains top of the round-robin tournament with a perfect 9 points from three games.
Ayub Khalifa’s side are now in pole position to win the championship and need just four points from their two remaining games to be crowned Champions.
In their last two fixtures, they take on Tanzania and Kenya.
In the other games played on Friday, Burundi thrashed Djibouti 8-0 while Tanzania were 3-1 winners against Kenya.