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Eritrea suffer defeat to Burundi in Cecafa U-15 Challenge Cup

The inaugural 2019 Cecafa U-15 Challenge Cup kicked off on Friday with Burundi and Kenya winning their opening Group A games at the Asmara National Stadium.

Burundi stopped the hosts Eritrea 2-1 in an entertaining match played infront of over 5,000 fans.

The Burundi team took an early lead through Florien Interiteka after only two minutes. But this was after Eritrea’s Ahmed Awad had missed the target by inches.

Eritrea’s U -15 team continued to dominate the game, but lacked the finishing punch. After recess Eritera’s Awad made it 1-1 after 48 minutes.

After 68 minutes a blunder by Eritrea’s goalkeeper Esey Tesfazhy gave Patrick Nduwimana chance to score from a free kick.

In the earlier game Kenya humbled Somalia 3-1. Andreas Odhiambo and James Murage

On Saturday Uganda will face Ethiopia in the first Group B match, while Rwanda take on South Sudan in the second game.

Group A standing

                P   W   D    L   GF   GA   A   Pts

Kenya     1    1    0    0     3    1     2     3

Burundi  1    1    0    0     2    1     1     3

Eritrea    1    0    0    1     1    2     -1    0

Somalia  1   0    0     1     1    3     -2    0

Sudan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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