Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – Ethiopia’s national football coach Iffy Onuora said that his team missed several chances and paid dearly for its mistakes, following Ethiopia’s 2-1 loss at the hands of Uganda in Group C opening match here today.

The Ethiopian team dominated the match and even opened the score 24 minute into the game. The team had several chances but sadly squandered them all. In the end, the Ugandans scored two goals (one was a penalty kick) to win 2-1.

In the second game of the double header, Malawi shocked Kenya with a 3-2 victory. Malawi led 2-0 at one time.

Group C Standing

Pos. Teams

GP

W D L GF GA +/- Pts
1 Malawi 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 3
2 Uganda 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 3
3 Kenya 1 0 0 0 2 3 -1 0
4 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 1 2 -1 0