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Kaddu, Karisa on target as Uganda Cranes come from two goals down to beat Moldova

The Cranes will face Iraq in their next game in Baghdad on Friday 21st January before taking on Bahrain in Bahrain City on January 27th.

SINAN RAJUB SENOGA

Moldova 2-3 Uganda

Uganda Cranes rallied from two goals behind to beat Moldova 3-2 in their final friendly match in Europe played at the Titanic Deluxe Football Center in Antalya, Turkey.

Mihail Platica and Dymtro Mandrychenko scored the two quick goals for Moldova in the 10th and 13th minutes respectively.

Patrick Kaddu scored a set of penalties while Milton Karisa scored the other goal for the Cranes.

Kaddu pulled one back in the 33rd minute before Karisa tied the game at the hour mark.

Kaddu completed the comeback in the 73rd minute and ultimately won it for Uganda.

Uganda had previously played to two draws, 1-1 against Iceland and 2-2 against Romanian club FC Botosani.

The Cranes will face Iraq in their next game in Baghdad on Friday 21st January before taking on Bahrain in Bahrain City on January 27th.

Uganda Cranes XI: Isma Bin Rashid Watenga (G.K), Gavin Kizito Mugweri, Abdu Aziz Kayondo, Enock Walusimbi, Halid Lwaliwa, Ashraf Mugume, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Travis Mutyaba, Milton Karisa, Yunus Junior Sentamu, Henry Patrick Kaddu

Subs: Benjamin Ochan (G.K), Innocent Esimu Wafula, Eric Ssenjobe, Najib Fesali, George Kasonko, Rogers Mato, Bright Anukani, Steven Mukwala, Martin Kizza, Muhammad Shaban

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