April 5, 2015

URA Knocked Out of CAF Confederations Cup

CAF Confederation Return Leg:

URA (Uganda) 2-2 Orlando Pirates (South Africa)

Aggregate: Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) 3-4 Orlando Pirates

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Uganda’s representatives in the 2015 CAF confederation cup, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) drew 2 all with South Africa’s Orlando Pirates at Nelson Mandela Stadium, Namboole on Saturday.

This was the return leg coming after 3 weeks since the first leg played in Johannesburg when the Ugandan side lost 1-2.

Midfielder, Yasser Mugerwa gave URA the lead after 36 minutes with a stunning 30 yard effort that caught the Orlando Pirates goal keeper, Brighton Mhlongo unawares.

The South Africans made amends through Mpho Makola’s 52nd headed effort before team skipper, Oupa Manyisa shot them ahead by the 68th minute mark with a well converted penalty

Late substitute, Frank Kalanda equalized for the Ugandan representatives with a fine header but it was too little too late.

FIFA Referee,  Eric Arnaud Otogo Castane from Gabon handled the match.

Team Line Ups:

URA:
Brian Bwete (G.K), Simeon Masaba (C), Allan Munaaba,Jonathan Mugabi, Sam Senkoomi, Yasser Mugerwa, Saidi Kyeyune, Feni Ali, Patrick Ochan, Dickson Kigongo, Samuel Sekitto
Orlando Pirates XI:
Brighton Mhlongo (G.K), Rooi Mahamutsa, Happy Jele, Nstikolo Nyauza, Ayanda Gcaba, Issa Sarr, Thandani Ntshumayelo, Mpho Makola, Sifiso Myeni, Oupa Manyisa (C), Lennox Bacela

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