CECAFA Kagame Cup Final: Gallant Saints lose 2-0 to APR

Kigali, Rwanda – Saint George FC, Ethiopia’s representative in this year’s CECAFA Kagame Cup, lost 2-0 to home side APR in the final played here today.

The loss however, should not diminish the Saints’ gallant effort to become the first Ethiopian side to reach the final of the tournament. The team was awarded $20,000 for finishing as runner-up.

Not too many people expected the team to go this far, so we say Congratulation St. George!

Here is the summary of St. George’s performance in the 2009/10 CECAFA Club Championship:

Group B Matches:

St. George 2 Rayon Sports 2

Salahadin Said (7’ & 62’)

St. George 5 Mafunzo Zanzibar 0

Salahadin Said, Adane Girma (2), Mohammed Nasser & Elias Mamo

Quarter-Final:

St. George 5 Telekom Djibouti 0

Adane Girma (5’), own goal, Salahadin Said (76’ & 85’) and Mesfin Kidane

Semi-Final:

St. George 3 Atraco 1

Adane Girma (2) and Salahadin Said

Final:

St. George 0 APR Rwanda 2

St. George’s Top Scorers:

Salahadin Said – 6 goals

Adane Girma – 5 goals

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