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Gor break stubborn Djibouti Ports to reach Kagame Cup quarters; Bandari must beat Azam to go through

2019 CECAFA KAGAME CUP

(Rwanda – Kigali, Huye, Rubavu: July 6-21)

Fixtures: 

Thursday, July 11:

Group ‘C’:

15.30:  Match No.  18, APR (RWA) v Heegan (SOM) – Kigali Stadium

13.00: Match No. 17,  Proline (UGA) v Green Eagles (ZAM) – Kigali Stadium

 Results:

Wednesday, July 10:

Group ‘D’

Match No. 16: KMKM (ZNZ)  0-2 AS Maniema (DRC) – Stade Umuganda, Rubavu

Match No. 15: AS Ports (DJI) 0-2  Gor Mahia (KEN)  – Stade Umuganda, Rubavu

Tuesday, July 9:

Group ‘A’

Match No. 14: Atlabara (SSD) 0-2 Rayon Sports (RWA)

Match No. 13: KMC (TAN) 0-1 TP Mazembe (DRC)

Group ‘B’

Match No. 12: KCCA (UGA) 1-0 Azam (TAN)

Match No. 11: Bandari (KEN) 2-2 Mukura Victory (RWA)

GROUPING, RESULTS & FIXTURES:

GROUP ‘A’ GROUP ‘B’ GROUP ‘C’ GROUP ‘D’
Rayon Sports (RWA)
Azam (TAN)
APR (RWA)
Gor Mahia (KEN)
Atlabara (SSD)
Mukura Victory (RWA) Green Eagles (ZAM)
AS Maniema Union (DRC)
KMC (TAN)
Bandari (KEN)
Heegan (SOM)
KMKM (ZNZ)
TP Mazembe (DRC)
KCCA (UGA)     Proline (UGA)
AS Ports (DJI)

 

DATE M/NO TEAMS GROUP VENUE TIME
6 July 2019 1 Heegan  2-0 Green Eagles C Kigali Stadium 13.00
6 July 2 APR  1-0 Proline C Kigali Stadium 16.00
7 July 3 Bandari 1-1 KCCA B Huye Stadium 13.00
7 July 4 Azam 1-0 Mukura Victory B Huye Stadium 15.30
7 July 5 KMC 1-1 Atlabara A Kigali Stadium 13.00
7 July 6 Rayon Sports 1-0 TP Mazembe B Kigali Stadium 15.30
8 July 7 KMKM 0-2 AS Ports D Umuganda Stadium 13.00
8 July 8 Gor Mahia 2-1 AS MANIEMA D Umuganda Stadium 15.30
8 July 9 Proline 2-0 Heegan C Kigali Stadium 13.00
8 July 10 Green Eagles 0-1 APR C Kigali Stadium 15.30
9 July 11 Bandari 2-2 Mukura Victory B Huye Stadium 13.00
9 July 12 KCCA 1-0 Azam B Huye Stadium 15.00
9 July 13 KMC 0-1 TP Mazembe A Kigali Stadium 17.00
9 July 14 Atlabara 0-2 Rayon Sports A Kigali Stadium 19.00
10 July Wed 15 AS Ports 0-2 Gor Mahia D Umuganda Stadium 13.00
10 July Wed 16 KMKM 0-1  AS MANIEMA D Umuganda Stadium 15.30
11 July Thur 17 Proline v Green Eagles C Kigali Stadium 13.00
11 July Thur 18 APR v  Heegan C Kigali Stadium 15.30
12 July Fri 19 Azam v  Bandari B Huye Stadium 15.30
12 July Fri 20 KCCA v  Mukura Victory B Huye Stadium 18.00
13 July Sat 21 Atlabara v TP Mazembe A Kigali Stadium 15.30
13 July Sat 22 Rayon Sports v KMC A Kigali Stadium 18.00
14 July Sun 23 Gor Mahia v KMKM D Umuganda Stadium 13.00
14 July Sun 24 AS Ports v  AS MANIEMA D Umuganda Stadium 15.30
15 July Mon   REST DAY      
16 Tue  

25

26

QUARTER FINALS

A1 v B2

B1 v A2

TBC TBC
17 July Wed 27

28

C1 v D2

D1 v C2

18 July Thur REST DAY
19 July Fri  

29

30

SEMI FINAL

Winner 25 v Winner 27

Winner 26 v Winner 28

TBC TBC
20 July Sat REST DAY
21 July Sun 31

32

3rd Place:

Loser 29 v Loser 30

FINAL:

Winner 29 v Winner 30

TBC TBC

KENYA giants and league champions Gor Mahia eased into the quarter finals of the Cecafa 2019 Kagame Cup following a 2-0 win over AS Ports of Djibouti on Wednesday at Stade Umuganda in Rubavu District.

Goals from Boniface Omondi in the 70th minute and Dennis Oswald in the 94th was all that Gor Mahia coach Hassan Oktay needed to overcome a stubborn AS Ports whose football display has grown in recent years. Gor Mahia who had beaten AS Maniema 2-1 on Monday moved top of Group ‘D’ with six points.

Top: Gor Mahia (right) take control against AS Ports of Djibouti at Stade Umugunda, Rubavu on Wednesday and above: Kenneth Muguna (back to camera) meets his teammates after one of the goals in a 2-0 win

Top: Gor Mahia (right) take control against AS Ports of Djibouti at Stade Umuganda, Rubavu on Wednesday and above: Gor’s Kenya nternational Kenneth Muguna (back to camera) meets his teammates after one of the goals in a 2-0 win

In the second fixture of the venue’s double-header, AS Maniema Union of Democratic Republic of Congo [Kinshasa] registered their first victory in the tournament as they defeated KMKM of Zanzibar 2-0 courtesy of goals from Denis Likwera in the 50th minute before KMKM’s defender Hafid Mohamed Ali gifted the Congolese with an own goal in the 64th minute.

AS Maniema Union lie in second slot tied on three points with AS Ports ahead of their tricky tie due on July 14 at Stade Umuganda while Zanzibar’s Kikosi Maalum Cha Kuzuia Magendo (KMKM) who face Gor Mahia on July 15 are yet to pick a point in this group.

AS Maniema make an attacking onslaught down the touchline against  KMKM of Zanzibar on Wednesday. The Congolese won 2-0

AS Maniema make an attacking onslaught down the touchline against KMKM of Zanzibar on Wednesday. The Congolese won 2-0

Final Group Action in Group ‘C’
On Thursday, Kigali Stadium is hosting Group ‘C’s final matches with Ugandan side Proline and Zambia’s Green Eagles facing off in a tricky decisive tie as to who joins former Rwandan champions APR in the quarter final round.

Green Eagles and Proline are joint on three points, on goals scored and goals conceded and either side will be aiming for a win to go through to the quarter final. Three-time champions APR who have already sealed a ticket to the last eight face Somalia’s Heegan already eliminated with no point in two matches.

Two teams from each group will advance to the quarter final round of the region’s oldest continental club championship which is slated to climax on July 21.

The winner of the annual tournament stands to pocket $30,000 (Sh3 million) in prize money while runners-ups will receive $20,000 (Sh 2m) and $10,000 (Sh1m) respectively. – Reported by BONNIE MUGABE

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