COSAFA Beach Soccer: Sand Cranes Face African Giants In Semis

Friday, September 30
•Uganda Vs Senegal
•Egypt Vs Mozambique

Uganda Men’s National Beach Soccer team, the Sand Cranes will face African powerhouse Senegal in the semifinals of the ongoing COSAFA Beach Soccer tournament in Durban, South Africa.

Uganda finished second in the Group after falling to Egypt 7-2 on Wednesday, with Ambrose Kigozi and Brian Nkuubi goals not enough.

The Cranes had beaten Tanzania and Mauritius in their opening Group games.

Godfrey Lwesibawa (yellow) in action against Egypt. COSAFA media photo

And the match against Senegal in the semis gives them an opportunity to rub shoulders with the best on the Continent.

Senegal are the Champions of Africa, including winning the last three.

The Lions of Terranga also finished fourth at the 2021 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Moscow.

Sand Cranes coach Angelo Schirinzi

The Sand Cranes who are playing at COSAFA as guests, are using the tournament in South Africa to prepare for their second straight appearance at Beach Soccer AFCON.



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