In a game played today at Al Haji Hussein Guled Stadium in Djibouti, the cranes have manifested a wonderful display by beating hosts 3:1.
Uganda cranes got their lead through KCCA’s Patrick Kaddu’s Penalty (45+3′), KCCA’s left-footed star Mustafa Kiiza got the second and Vipers’ midfield maestro Tadeo lwanga put the icing on the cake in the 83rd minute to hand the visitors a deservedly away win.
Farhan Mohamed Ahmed got the consolation for Somalia. The return leg will be played in Uganda the next Saturday 3rd August 2019 at the Star times stadium lugogo.
The aggregate winner over the two legs will face either Burundi or Rwanda at next qualification round.
Uganda Cranes XI Vs Somalia:
Charles Lukwago (KCCA FC), Paul Willa (Vipers SC), Kizza Mustafa (KCCA FC), John Revita (Express FC), Awany Dennis Timothy (KCCA FC), Lwanga Tadeo (Vipers SC), Mutyaba Muzamiru (KCCA FC), Allan Kyambadde (KCCA FC), Kaddu Patrick Henry (KCCA FC), Allan Okello (KCCA FC), Kayiwa Allan (Vipers SC)
James Alitho (URA FC), Tom Masiko (Vipers SC), Mbowa Paul Patrick (URA FC), Ibrahim Juma Sadam (KCCA FC), Kagimu Shafik Kuchi (URA FC), Serunkuma Dan Muzeyi (Vipers SC), Musitafa Mujjuzi (Proline)