The Uganda Sand Cranes fell to Burundi in a 9-goal thriller at the ongoing copa-Dar es salaam Beach soccer tournament in Tanzania.
The Cranes were defeated 5-4 by Burundi with goals from Moussa Masud and two Braves from Niyonkuru Amisi and Ndayishimiye Aboubaker respectively.
Ronald Magwali, Douglas Muganga, Faizal Muwawu and Suleiman Ochero (the reigning beach soccer MVP 2019) scored Uganda’s goals.
Burundi are top of the log after collecting maximum points in the 3 games they have played so far.
The sand cranes collected a 2-0 win against Tanzania in shootouts after 3-3 all draw in the first game.
Uganda returns to action against Seychelles after the X-mass celebrations.
Match Day 1:
Seychelles 3-6 Burundi
Tanzania 3 (0) – 3 (2) Uganda
Match Day 2:
Malawi 5-7 Burundi Seychelles 2-4 Tanzania
Match Day 3:
Malawi 8-9 Seychelles
Uganda 4-5 Burundi
Uganda’s next fixtures
Match Day 4: Seychelles Vs Uganda (Date & Time to be communicated)
Match Day 5: Uganda Vs Malawi (Date & Time to be communicated)