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African Games 2023 : Queen Cranes Clinch Bronze

Thursday results
Third place play off

Senegal 0 (5-6) Uganda.

The Women U-20 National Football Team clinched bronze in the ongoing African Games after edging Senegal in penalties 6-5 after a goalless draw in normal time.

The Queen Cranes saw there journey to finals cut short by Nigeria who defeated them 2-0 but clinching bronze defines their success in this tournament.

It was the first silverware medal for the Queen Cranes at the continental level.

Throughout the game, The Queen Cranes played their best and went toe to toe with Senegal.

Only Docus Lwalisa missed her take but the rest Shamira Nalugya, Shakirah Nankwanga, Harima Kanyago, Catherine Wujja, Shamusa Najjuma and Catherine Nagadya all converted theirs.

Another Uganda National Football Team Uganda Hippos can have a chance to bring a golden medal when they will be taking on Ghana in finals.

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