AS IT HAPPENED: Uganda 0-1 Zambia! (Katongo 40′)

CHAN2016‬:UGANDA 0-1 ZAMBIA(FT). (Katongo 40′)…AS IT HAPPENED!
7′SHOT-ON-TARGET:Chris Katongo mis-controlls the ball from his own defensive-half and is disposessed to grant Uganda a first shot on target of the game,but saved.
9‘-MISSED-CHANCE:Uganda’s first real opportunity to score as Erisa Sekisambu shoots wide off-target from close range.
10′TARGET:Zambia’s first shot on target as Patson Daka volleys a Salulani Phiri right-wing-cross, from the edge of the box,but Uganda goalie Mathias Kigonya saves.
13′-CHANCE:Chris Munthali miss chance to put Zambia in-front with a close range effort as he overlaps to connect Cletous Chama left-wing-cross but ball slips off his legs.
16′-MISSED-CHANCE:Katongo miss golden opportunity to score from close range as his tip-over shot on target,is cleared off the cross-line by Uganda.
18′CHANCE:Uganda’s Erisa Sekisambu fails to find the target from close range as his snap-shot goes flyng over the cross bar,while Zambian defenders watch helplessly.
19′CORNER:Zambia wins first corner of the game but goalie Mathias saves.
23′-COUNTER-ATTACK:Cletous Chama breaks on the counter but is quickly closed down on the edge of Ugandan box.
27′-YELLOW-CARD:Uganda shown first yellow card.
30′-GREAT-SAVE:Zambia’s goal keeper acrobatically saves a spectacular curling free-kick from the cranes captain Joseph Ochaya.
35′-COUNTER-ATTACK:Patson Daka breaks away but Uganda quickly close him down in the 18yard-box.
36′-INJURY:Salulani Phiri mis-times a long range shot-attempt and suffers what looks like a groin injury in the process.
39′-FORCED-SUBSTITUTION:Zambia’s Benson Sakala comes in for injured Salulani Phiri.
40′-GOOOAAALLL!..Zambia’s captain Christopher Katongo heads-in from close range after a well-timed curling free-kick from Cletous Chama.
HALFTIME:Uganda 0-1 Zambia*
46′-CHANCE:Uganda come charging in the second half as Joseph Ochanga’s dangerous free-kick on the edge of Zambia’s 18yard box,is pallied away by Jacob Banda.
48′-SAVE:Zambia’s goalkeeper Jacob Banda saves a long range drive attempt from Uganda.
50′-UGANDA-PRESS:The cranes keep pressing hard on Zambia’s defensive half,with pace.
55′-ITS-ALL-UGANDA:Zambia loses concetration and start defending in desperation as Uganda look for an equalizer with a more pressing game and dominance in midfield.
57′-SUBSTITUTION:Uganda’s Martin Kizza comes in for Ivan Ntege.
60′-ZAMBIA-STRUGGLE:Uganda continue mounting pressure on Zambia,but Munthali Chris marshallss his defensive line well enough to frustrate the hardworking cranes.
65′-MISSED-CHANCE:Uganda unbelievably miss a close range low-pressed-shot which goes wide offtarget as Zambian goalie Jacob Banda watches helplessly.
67′-YELLOW-CARD:Zambia’s first caution shown to Dauti Musekwa after blocking Uganda winger Erisa Sekisambu,from a break-away.
70′-SUBSTITUTION:Zambia’s Patson Daka paves way for Conlyde Luchanga.
71′-SUBSTITUTION:Uganda also rests Muzamiru Mutyaba,and in-comes Godfrey Serunkuma.
73′-YELLOW-CARD:Uganda’s Okot Denis receives caution for a heavy challenge on Cletous Chama,as frustration grips-in.
75′-YELLOW-CARD:Another caution to the cranes this time to Richard Kassaga.
80′-MISSED-CHANCE:Zambia’s Cletous Chama fails to put the ball into the back of the net following his skillful break on the counter,but Uganda incredibly close his shooting space down near the goal post.
88′-FINAL-ATTEMPT:Uganda’s Richard Kassaga long range attempt is sent over Zambia’s cross bar.
89′-SUBSTITUTION:Zambia makes final change as Spencer Sautu comes in for Isaac Chansa.
FULLTIME:Uganda 0-1 Zambia.

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