CECAFA Kagame Cup: St. George defeat VitalÃ¢â‚¬â„¢o 2-0 to advance to semi-final
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Ã¢â‚¬â€œ St. George FC of Ethiopia has defeated VitalÃ¢â‚¬â„¢o of Burundi to reach the semi-final of the CECAFA Kagame Clubs Cup here today, according to a report posted on SuperSport.com
St. George’s opponent in the semi-final will be Young Africans “Yanga” Ã‚Â of Tanzania, who struggled to beat Red Sea of Eritrea 6-5 on penalty kicks, after the two teams finished scoreless during regulation time.
The other semi-final match will featureÃ‚Â SimbaÃ‚Â of Tanzania and El Mereikh of Sudan.
Simba defeated Bunamwaya of Uganda 2-1 while El Mereikh squeezed by Ulinzi of Kenya 9-8 on penalty kicks after the two sides finished their match 1-1 in regulation time.
It was Ghanaian striker Prince Godwin who opened the score for the Saints on 42nd minute, and thatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s how the two teams went into the dressing room.
Salhadin Said, who provided the pass to Prince put his name on the goal scorerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s sheet 5 minutes into the second half by scoring his teamÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s second goal. This brings his goal tally to 6 goals for this yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s tournament.
It is possible that Salhadin could tie or surpass his feat of last year where he finished as the tournamentÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s top scorer with 7 goals.