COSAFA Beach Soccer: Uganda Storm Semis In Style

Monday, September 26
•Uganda 9-2 Mauritius


Uganda’s national beach soccer team, the Sand Cranes, proved too good for Mauritius with a 9-2 hauling.

Coach Angelo Schirinzi’s charges have booked their place into the semis after recording their second win from as many games.

The side who beat Tanzania 4-2 in the opener, will face Egypt in the last group game and will be targeting top spot to possibly avoid giants Senegal.

Sand Cranes players pose before kickoff. COSAFA media

Ambrose Kigozi scored a hat-trick to take his tournament to give goals on Monday.

Ashraf Apuuli scored a double while a goal each from Isma Kawawulo, Brian Nkuubi Baker Lukooya and Joshua Lubwama handed Cranes a deserved win.

The Sand Cranes are using the tournament to prepare for the second straight appearance at the AFCON Beach Soccer tournament in Mozambique next month.

Godfrey Lwesibawa in action

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