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Green Eagles storm CECAFA quarterfinals

Sports Green Eagles storm CECAFA quarterfinals

Green Eagles players warming up for Thursday's game against Proline of Uganda at the 2019 CECAFA Club Cup.Eagles beat Proline 2-1. Pic courtesy of Green Eagles FC Media
Green Eagles players warming up for Thursday’s game against Proline of Uganda at the 2019 CECAFA Club Cup.Eagles beat Proline 2-1.
Pic courtesy of Green Eagles FC Media

Green Eagles have qualified to the 2019 CECAFA Club Cup quarterfinals following a 2-1 win over Proline of Uganda today in their final Group C match in Rwanda.

A Kennedy Musonda brace in the both halves propelled the guest side to the last eight of the tournament Rwanda is hosting from July 6-21.

Musonda struck in the 13th and 52nd minutes to see Eagles rebound from Monday’s 1-0 loss to hosts APR in Kigali that handed Aggrey Chiyangi’s side their only defeat of the tournament.

Hakim Kiwanuka scored Proline’s consolation goal in the 54th minute.

Eagles finish Group C on 6 points tied with leaders and hosts APR who head into their final game today seeking to finish on 9 points against last placed and winless Heegan of Somalia.

Meanwhile, Eagles will know their quarterfinal opponents this Sunday when Group D is determined.

Gor Mahia of Kenya leads Group D on 6 points, three ahead of DR Congo side Maniema Union and AS Du Port of Djibouti who also have 3 points.

Gor face last placed KMKM of Zanzibar this Sunday in a match they must win to seal top spot and book a projected quarterfinal date against Eagles.

Winner and runner-up from Group C will play runner-up and winner from Group D in the respectively in the quarterfinals on July 17.

Green Eagles players warming up for Thursday's game against Proline of Uganda at the 2019 CECAFA Club Cup.Eagles beat Proline 2-1. Pic courtesy of Green Eagles FC Media
Green Eagles players warming up for Thursday’s game against Proline of Uganda at the 2019 CECAFA Club Cup.Eagles beat Proline 2-1.
Pic courtesy of Green Eagles FC Media

Green Eagles players warming up for Thursday's game against Proline of Uganda at the 2019 CECAFA Club Cup.Eagles beat Proline 2-1. Pic courtesy of Green Eagles FC Media
Green Eagles players warming up for Thursday’s game against Proline of Uganda at the 2019 CECAFA Club Cup.Eagles beat Proline 2-1.
Pic courtesy of Green Eagles FC Media

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