South Sudan NEWS PORTAL (JUBA CITY)
national team got a rude welcome to the 2019 Cecafa Senior Women’s Challenge
Cup falling 9-0 to defending champions Tanzania on Saturday.
took a 3-0 half time lead at the Chamanzi Stadium with Omary Mwanahamisi
netting a brace and Donisia Minja scoring the other.
who were making their first appearance in a women’s tournament tried to
restrict the hosts to few goals with tight defending.
Tanzania team returned to attack in numbers as Mwanshamisi netted another
before Abdallah Stumai scored a brace, while Julitha Tamuwahi and Clement Opa
also got their names on the score sheet.
“It was a
very difficult game for us because it is the first time we are competing in a
women’s tournament. But this exposure is good for the women’s team,” said South
Sudan’s coach Moses Machar Akol.
lead Group A with three points and a better goal difference than Burundi who
beat Zanzibar 5-0 in an earlier game.
continues on Sunday with Group B matches as Ethiopia take on Kenya before
Uganda Crested Cranes face Djibouti.
W D L
GF GA A
1 0 0
9 0 9
1 0 0 5 0
0 0 1 0 5
South Sudan 1 0 0
0 0 9
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