Sports activities Information of Saturday, 22 June 2019
Uganda started their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a deserved acquire around DR Congo to go degree on details with hosts Egypt at the leading of Team A.
The Cranes’ 23-yr-aged forward Patrick Kaddu opened the scoring, heading in from a corner right after a very well-timed run to the in the vicinity of article just after 14 minutes.
Strike husband or wife Emmanuel Okwi’s glancing header from a no cost-kick then doubled the direct 3 minutes just after fifty percent-time.
Egypt defeated Zimbabwe 1- in the tournament’s opening match on Friday.
Kaddu experienced two excellent possibilities to add to his tally with initially-50 % headers in Cairo, though group-mate Khalid Aucho saw a effective long-vary exertion saved by DR Congo’s Ley Matampi.
Substitute Jonathan Bolingi experienced the very best chance for DR Congo – whose beginning XI included West Ham’s Arthur Masuaku and Everton’s Yannick Bolasie – but the Antwerp forward’s header struck the top rated of the crossbar.
Following, Uganda will facial area Zimbabwe on Wednesday (18:00 BST), while DR Congo get on Egypt afterwards that working day (21:00 BST).