CECAFA 2015: South Sudan in historic win as Flames Shock Sudan

South Sudan and Malawi started their 2015 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup campaign with a win over Djibouti and Sudan in Bahirdar National Stadium.

South Sudan and FIFA’s lowest ranked national team at the moment Djibouti involved in the early kickoff of the day with the former managing to win 2-0. The Bright Futures dominated the first 25 minutes in the middle of the park without finding a goal. In the 22nd minute Bruno Martinez struck home from close range with a header to give South Sudan the lead.

In the second half, South Sudan yet again were in firm control as they kept their pressure on minnows Djibouti. Adul Lako saw his goal bound free kick parried away by Djibouti custodian Ibrahim Omar. Omar was beaten minutes after his fantastic save as Dominic Abui Pretino slots home with a fine volley. Djibouti failed to pull one back when Mohamed Tahir rounded goalie Juma Jinaro but his curl from a tight angel went wide.

In the other game, Sudan were humbled by Malawi 2-1. Flames started brightly as they managed to get an early goal in the 13th minute through Dalitso Sailesi’s wonderful towering header. Atahir El-Tahir Babikir leveled matters for Sudan when his low drive shot finds the net. Chiukepo Mosowoya settled matters in the 29th minute through an astounding volley inside the box.

Malawi opted for a defensive tactic in the second half whilst Sudan through everything to score the leveler. The match official rewarded Sudan a penalty 4 minutes from time. Veteran striker Mohamed Tahir Osman missed the spot kick as keeper Simplex Nthala pulled off a superb save to deny Tahir.

The win gave South Sudan the top spot in Group C followed by Malawi. Hawassa Stadium will host the first ever national team games on Tuesday as Rwanda battle it out against Tanzania in Group A and Zanzibar hosts Uganda in Group B.

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Round 1
30 Sep 2022 13:00
WOLKITE
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AMK
30 Sep 2022 16:00
BAHIRDAR
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ELCETRIC
1 Oct 2022 13:00
MEDIN
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GIORGIS
1 Oct 2022 16:00
DIRE
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SIDAMA
2 Oct 2022 13:00
DICHA
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BUNNA
2 Oct 2022 16:00
HAWASSA
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TAFO
3 Oct 2022 13:00
FASIL
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ADAMA
3 Oct 2022 16:00
MECHAL
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HOSSANA
Round 2
6 Oct 2022 13:00
ELCETRIC
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GIORGIS
6 Oct 2022 16:00
AMK
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MEDIN
7 Oct 2022 13:00
BAHIRDAR
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WOLKITE
7 Oct 2022 16:00
ADAMA
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MECHAL
8 Oct 2022 13:00
BUNNA
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HAWASSA
8 Oct 2022 16:00
DICHA
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FASIL
9 Oct 2022 13:00
TAFO
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DIRE
9 Oct 2022 16:00
HOSSANA
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SIDAMA
Round 3
12 Oct 2022 13:00
DICHA
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ELCETRIC
12 Oct 2022 16:00
HAWASSA
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ADAMA
13 Oct 2022 13:00
MECHAL
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AMK
13 Oct 2022 16:00
FASIL
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BAHIRDAR
14 Oct 2022 13:00
MEDIN
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TAFO
14 Oct 2022 16:00
SIDAMA
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GIORGIS
15 Oct 2022 13:00
DIRE
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HOSSANA
15 Oct 2022 16:00
WOLKITE
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BUNNA
Round 4
18 Oct 2022 13:00
FASIL
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MECHAL
18 Oct 2022 16:00
DICHA
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19 Oct 2022 13:00
ADAMA
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19 Oct 2022 16:00
WOLKITE
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HAWASSA
20 Oct 2022 13:00
AMK
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HOSSANA
20 Oct 2022 16:00
BAHIRDAR
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DIRE
21 Oct 2022 13:00
BUNNA
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SIDAMA
21 Oct 2022 16:00
ELCETRIC
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Round 5
24 Oct 2022 13:00
HAWASSA
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DIRE
24 Oct 2022 16:00
FASIL
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25 Oct 2022 13:00
WOLKITE
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SIDAMA
25 Oct 2022 16:00
MECHAL
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MEDIN
26 Oct 2022 13:00
DICHA
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HOSSANA
26 Oct 2022 16:00
ELCETRIC
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27 Oct 2022 13:00
BAHIRDAR
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27 Oct 2022 16:00
BUNNA
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Round 6
1 Nov 2022 13:00
HAWASSA
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FASIL
1 Nov 2022 16:00
DIRE
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BUNNA
2 Nov 2022 13:00
MECHAL
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2 Nov 2022 16:00
WOLKITE
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ELCETRIC
3 Nov 2022 13:00
MEDIN
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BAHIRDAR
3 Nov 2022 16:00
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4 Nov 2022 13:00
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4 Nov 2022 16:00
HOSSANA
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Round 7
7 Nov 2022 13:00
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7 Nov 2022 16:00
DIRE
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8 Nov 2022 13:00
MEDIN
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8 Nov 2022 16:00
SIDAMA
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HAWASSA
9 Nov 2022 13:00
AMK
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BAHIRDAR
9 Nov 2022 16:00
HOSSANA
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10 Nov 2022 13:00
ADAMA
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10 Nov 2022 16:00
TAFO
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Round 8
13 Nov 2022 13:00
HOSSANA
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HAWASSA
13 Nov 2022 16:00
SIDAMA
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MEDIN
14 Nov 2022 13:00
ADAMA
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DICHA
14 Nov 2022 16:00
GIORGIS
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MECHAL
15 Nov 2022 13:00
BUNNA
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BAHIRDAR
15 Nov 2022 16:00
TAFO
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16 Nov 2022 13:00
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16 Nov 2022 16:00
DIRE
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Round 9
19 Nov 2022 13:00
MECHAL
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SIDAMA
19 Nov 2022 16:00
HAWASSA
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20 Nov 2022 13:00
MEDIN
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DIRE
20 Nov 2022 16:00
ELCETRIC
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BUNNA
21 Nov 2022 13:00
WOLKITE
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HOSSANA
21 Nov 2022 16:00
DICHA
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AMK
22 Nov 2022 13:00
FASIL
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TAFO
22 Nov 2022 16:00
BAHIRDAR
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Round 10
25 Nov 2022 13:00
MECHAL
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ELCETRIC
25 Nov 2022 16:00
MEDIN
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HAWASSA
26 Nov 2022 13:00
DIRE
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WOLKITE
26 Nov 2022 16:00
SIDAMA
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FASIL
27 Nov 2022 13:00
GIORGIS
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27 Nov 2022 16:00
HOSSANA
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BAHIRDAR
28 Nov 2022 13:00
TAFO
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28 Nov 2022 16:00
AMK
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Round 11
4 Dec 2022 14:00
ADAMA
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TAFO
4 Dec 2022 17:00
BAHIRDAR
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5 Dec 2022 14:00
ELCETRIC
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AMK
5 Dec 2022 17:00
HAWASSA
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MECHAL
6 Dec 2022 14:00
BUNNA
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HOSSANA
6 Dec 2022 17:00
WOLKITE
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MEDIN
7 Dec 2022 15:00
DICHA
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SIDAMA
7 Dec 2022 18:00
FASIL
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Round 12
10 Dec 2022 14:00
MECHAL
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WOLKITE
10 Dec 2022 18:00
HOSSANA
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ADAMA
11 Dec 2022 15:00
DIRE
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DICHA
11 Dec 2022 18:00
SIDAMA
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BAHIRDAR
12 Dec 2022 15:00
HAWASSA
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ELCETRIC
12 Dec 2022 18:00
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BUNNA
13 Dec 2022 15:00
MEDIN
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13 Dec 2022 18:00
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Round 13
16 Dec 2022 15:00
BAHIRDAR
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MECHAL
16 Dec 2022 18:00
ELCETRIC
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HOSSANA
17 Dec 2022 15:00
FASIL
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WOLKITE
17 Dec 2022 18:00
BUNNA
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MEDIN
18 Dec 2022 15:00
ADAMA
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DIRE
18 Dec 2022 18:00
DICHA
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HAWASSA
19 Dec 2022 15:00
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19 Dec 2022 18:00
AMK
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Round 14
22 Dec 2022 15:00
MECHAL
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BUNNA
22 Dec 2022 18:00
FASIL
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ELCETRIC
23 Dec 2022 15:00
HAWASSA
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BAHIRDAR
23 Dec 2022 18:00
GIORGIS
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HOSSANA
24 Dec 2022 15:00
MEDIN
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ADAMA
24 Dec 2022 18:00
WOLKITE
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DICHA
25 Dec 2022 15:00
SIDAMA
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25 Dec 2022 18:00
DIRE
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Round 15
28 Dec 2022 15:00
HOSSANA
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MEDIN
28 Dec 2022 18:00
BUNNA
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FASIL
29 Dec 2022 15:00
AMK
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HAWASSA
29 Dec 2022 18:00
TAFO
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MECHAL
30 Dec 2022 15:00
GIORGIS
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DIRE
30 Dec 2022 18:00
BAHIRDAR
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DICHA
31 Dec 2022 15:00
ELCETRIC
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SIDAMA
31 Dec 2022 18:00
ADAMA
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WOLKITE

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