Group B || Sunday, November 26 FT Results
Tanzania 1-0 Uganda
Zanzibar 1-0 South Sudan
Group A || Saturday, November 25 FT Results
Somalia 0-1 Rwanda
Kenya 5-0 Sudan
The Uganda U18 Boys National Team succumbed to a 1-0 loss in the hands of Tanzania in the opening match of the CECAFA U18 Championship 2023 at Bhukungu Stadium in Kakamega, Kenya.
Wilson Sharif scored past goalkeeper Abdu Magada from a free-kick in the 15th minute, and his lone goal was just enough to give Tanzania the win.
There is now no room for error for Morley Byekwaso and his team ahead of subsequent group games.
Only the best two teams from each group will qualify for the semi finals.
Group B games involving Tanzania, Zanzibar and South Sudan are being played in Kakamega.
In the other group B game, Zanzibar emerged 1-0 winners against South Sudan.
In group A, hosts Kenya are leading the table after humiliating Sudan 5-0. Rwanda sit second following their 1-0 win against Somalia. There games are being played in Kisumu.
The tournament is ongoing until December 9, and the semi finals and final will all be played in Kisumu.