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Sand Cranes overcome Comoros to qualify for Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations 2022

Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers 2022

Return Leg
Uganda 4-3 Comoros

Uganda wins tie 9-5 on aggregate

Uganda National Beach Soccer Team, Sand Cranes returned to the coveted Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations after overcoming Comoros over two legs.

Joshua Lubwama(Right) in action against Comoros.

The Sand Cranes put up a spirited fight on Sunday at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru to win the return leg 4-3 and this win 9-5 on aggregate.

Nicholas Mwere orchestrated the damage, bagging a hat trick while Brian Nkuubi got the other.

Mwere Nicholas takes on a Comoros player.

Uganda started like a house on fire getting the first goal as early as the first minute through Nkuubi.

Mwere came off the bench to score twice and thus fire Uganda into a 3-0 leas in the first period.

Nicholas Mwere bagged a hat trick at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.

The visitors showed a lot of improvement in the second period with Moeva Chakira scoring twice before Ismael Ahmed got the equalizer.

However, in the final stanza, Mwere once again came off the bench to restore parity and thus send Uganda to the final tournament.

Coach Salim Jamal Muwonge is lifted shoulder high after the final whistle.

This will be second successive time Uganda will play at the tournament having featured last year in Senegal.

Celebrations after the game.

Uganda’s Starting V
Meddie Kibirige (C), Paul Lule, Joshua Letti Lubwama, Brian Nkuubi, Jonathan Kikonyogo

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