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Wednesday, 25th July 2018
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Despite dominating possession and taking the lead on two occasions at Stade de Kigali, Nyamirambo, the Crested Cranes couldn’t get the much needed three points.

Teenager Lilian Mutuuzo gave Uganda the lead in the 54th minute butlater cancelled by Ibangarye Anne Marie  in the 62nd minute. As the game progressed,  Alupo Norah who features for Olila Women Football club doubled the lead with a stunning header from Zaina Namuleme’s cross in the 75th minute. Mukeshimana Jeanette scored late in the game with three minutes to go.

The match was graced by the Deputy Head of Mission-Uganda High Commission Kigali H.E Anne Katusiime, FUFA CEO Edgar Watson and FUFA Exco Member Agnes Mugena (who is in Rwanda as Commissioner) and FUFA Finance Director Decolas Kiiza.

While talking to Crested Cranes players, Katusiime took pride in the performance of the girls.

‘We were watching and you did wonders. We are really very proud of you, keep it up’

FUFA CEO Edgar Watson applauded the courtesy visit of the Deputy Head of Mission-Uganda High Commission Kigali H.E Anne Katusiime.

‘Our Embassy, Ambassador and Deputy ambassador, this vist to the camp is a proper sign and a good gesture not only to the players but all of us and the entire football fraternity in Uganda’ said Edgar Watson.

He urged the players to put their heads up as FUFA is proud of them.

‘You did your best and showed us we have a team. On behalf of the entire FUFA we are proud of you. We have done our best and we are winners’.