In an extraordinary showcase of talent and determination, the Uganda U18 women’s football team delivered a stunning performance, overwhelming Burundi U18 with a remarkable 7-0 victory in the ongoing CECAFA U-18 Women’s Championship.
The goals came in quick succession, with Agnes Nabukenya setting the tone in the 5th minute. Kamiyat Naigaga showcased her prowess with goals in the 32nd and 46th minutes, while Phionah Nabulime scored a brilliant strike in the 53rd minute. Allen Nasaazi and Shamsa Najjuma added their names to the scoresheet in the 60th, 61st, and 90th minutes, leaving the opposing team stunned.
The thrilling match took place at the Azam Complex Stadium in Tanzania, the proud hosts of the tournament. This win marks Uganda’s third consecutive triumph in the championship, following previous victories over Zanzibar (3-0) and Ethiopia (1-0) on match day one.
With their dominating performance, Uganda has secured a spot in the title decider against the formidable hosts, Tanzania. The much-anticipated final promises to be an exhilarating clash between two strong teams vying for championship glory.
Under the astute guidance of Coach Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi, the Uganda U18 team has displayed impeccable teamwork, determination, and skill, earning accolades from fans and experts alike. Their outstanding performance in the championship has raised hopes for a bright future in women’s football in the region.
The upcoming title decider promises to be a thrilling contest, and fans from all corners of CECAFA are eagerly looking forward to witnessing a clash of the titans. The Uganda U18 team has already proven their mettle, and as they gear up for the final, the entire nation stands united in cheering for their talented young footballers.