Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Cecafa Kagame Cup

Malawi edge out Eritrea



Malawi registered their first win in the ongoing Cecafa after they squeezed 3-2 past Eritrea at a waterlogged pitch at Namboole on Thursday.

A brace from Chiukepo Msowoya and goal from Miciam Mhone ensured Yosief Ghide plus Hermon Tecleab efforts were not enough to deny them maximum points.

A long cross in the third minute found Msowoya in the area as he opened the scoring past a hapless keeper Fitsum Kelati.

Eritrea’s chances of staging equalizing were dashed in the 16th minute when Mhone picked a loose ball from just from the half way line to hit the back of the net.

Eritrean keeper, Kelati was on the spotlight when he came off his line to clear the ball only for him to miss it as it landed on water as that was the same fate for their opponents in the 27th minute.

They later won a free kick via Hermon Tecleab only for Malawi to clear their set piece.

Mwosoya completed his brace with seven minutes past the hour before Yosief Ghide hit the back of the net two minutes later following poor clearance from their opposition.

Hermon Tecleab goal from the spot with three minutes to time wasn’t enough to stage a comeback for the Red Sea boys as they failed to pick a point.

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R161.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
Mitre Monde Soccer Ball - White
Voted as one of the UK's favourite match balls
R219.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



John Dykes
Ups and downs for Mersey managers
My thoughts have increasingly turned to Merseyside of late as Social Media has been abuzz with talk...

Sunday Oliseh
What Chelsea has that Man City lacks
When Jose Mourinho celebrated winning the Capital One Cup many asked if he was putting on a show.

Neil Tovey
I still bleed black and gold
I believe the Soweto derby ranks among the ten best derbies within world football.

Dr Errol Sweeney
Referee inconsistency - true or false?
No one ever said refereeing is easy. No one ever said arbitrating between two “warring” factions...

Segun Odegbami
Barcelona on my mind
I guess every reader of this column knows by now that I am a fan of Barcelona.

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Jose's feeling the heat
Many of my regular readers here will know I am neither a Jose Mourinho apologist nor a cult...