TOTAL Afcon 2021 Qualifiers (Group B): Uganda Cranes 2-0 Malawi
Kampala – Uganda Cranes registered a 2-0 home win against visiting Malawi during the TOTAL Afcon 2021 group B qualifier played at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole on Sunday, 17th November 2019.
Emmanuel Arnold Okwi and Fahad Bayo netted the goals for Uganda.
Okwi’s goal arrived in the 29th minute and Bayo scored the second in the 68th minute.
Uganda Cranes now had four points from two matches as Malawi who beat South Sudan in the opener remains on three points.
The game marked Uganda Cranes’ return to Namboole after 366 days when Uganda hosted Cape Verde in the AFCON 2019 qualifiers.
In the other game of the same group, Burkina Faso beat South Sudan 2-0 in Khartoum.
Uganda Cranes team is proudly sponsored by Airtel Uganda as main sponsors. The other partners are Nile Special, Eco Bank, Bet Lion, BIDCO Uganda Limited and Uganda Tourism Board.
Team Line Ups:
Uganda Cranes XI: Denis Onyango (GK, Captain), Nico Wakiro Wadada, Joseph Benson Ochaya, Bevis Mugabi, Murushid Juuko (57’ Timothy Denis Awany), Khalid Aucho (81’ Tadeo Lwanga), Mike Azira, Faruku Miya, Emmanuel Arnold Okwi, Fahad Bayo, William Luwagga Kizito (67’ Allan Okello)
Subs Not Used: Robert Odongkara (GK), Charles Lukwago (GK), Halid Lwaliwa, , William Kizito, Allan Kyambadde, Isaac Muleme, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda, Henry Patrick Kaddu
Malawi XI: Brighton Munthali (G.K), Stanley Sanudi, Peter Cholopi, Lucky Malata, Idana Chimwemwe (45’ Chimango Kayira), Richard Mbulu, Gerald Phiri Junior (70’ William Kilipota Thole), Hellings Gabadihno Mhango (83’ Hassan Kajoke), John Banda (Captain), Chirwa Gomezgani, Chester Yamikani
Subs Not Used: Trevor Kalema, Chikoti Chirwa, Miciam Mhone, Nickson Nyasulu, Peter Banda