CECAFA U17: Uganda 5-0 Kenya

Dec, 16th 2020 – The Kenya under 17 soccer team has suffered a 5-0 drubbing in the hands of  neighbors Uganda in the second match of the group of the CECAFA under 17 tournament.

Mawa Oscar scored a hat-trick with Mutyaba Travis and Gava Peter grabbing a goal each.

Under coach Oliver Page, the Junior Stars maintained their starting eleven from their opening match against Ethiopia which ended 2-2.

Uganda went into half time break with a 1-0 lead and on resuming they continued to battle the Junior Stars and upon the 50th minute, Mawa made it 2-0.

Uganda was 4-0 up in the 78th minute as Mutyaba wrote his name on the scoring sheet after overpowering the Junior Stars defender to head home after a corner-kick.

Kenya started the tournament with a 2-2 draw against Ethiopia.

The boys will next play South Sudan in the last group game They have to win to have any hope of the semis after being to a 2-2 draw in the first match against Ethiopia. 

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