Saturday, November 16
*Tanzania 9-0 South Sudan
As earlier reported, five Ugandan players started for South Sudan as the side lost 9-0 to defending champions Tanzania in the 2019 CECAFA Senior Women Championship.
Lady Doves’ Esther Namaganda Esther who appeared on the lineup as Namaganda Esther Okot conceded nine goals in 90 minutes, two of which were purely individual howlers.
Nabagala Jauthara, Nakirijja Annet, Nabulobi Mercy and Kwagala Joan all played with rather added names to their authentic ones.
How The Names Changed
*Namaganda Esther – Namaganda Esther Okot
*Kwagala Joan – Kwagala Joan Moro Awuya
*Nabaggala Jauthara – Nabbagala Autharas Stephen
*Nakirijja Annet – Nakirijja Annet Adebo Vita
*Nabulobi Mercy – Nabulobi Mercy Cosmas Duku
In the game, Mwana Hamisi Omary Shurua ‘Gaucho’ bagged a hat-trick and earned the bragging rights of walking off the pitch with the match ball.
Earlier on, Burundi beat Zanzibar 5-0 in the tournament opener in a game Ugandan referees officiated.
Diana Murungi was the centre referee while Mutonyi Jennifer was the first assistant and the fourth official was Shamira Nabadda.