Uganda succumb to a 2-0 loss to Tunisia


Ghana’s Group opponents Uganda succumbed to a 2-0 loss to Tunisia in a pre-AFCON friendly in Tunis on Wednesday.

The Carthage Eagles went ahead very early in the game with a sublime free-kick through Etoile du Sahel star Hamza Lahmar in the 6th minute when Uganda goalie Jamal Salim was beaten to it.  Tunisia dominated play but failed to make that count before the first half ended.

They doubled the lead two into the second half after Mohammed Ali Yaacoubi connected a nice by Ali Maaloul.  The Cranes of Uganda made incursions afterwards but failed to get a consolation.



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