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They edged AFC Leopards of Kenya 2-1 in the finals here at Khartoum International stadium on Wednesday evening and walked off the pitch with a cash prize of USD 30,000 [About UGX 75m] and the trophy.


The Leopards returned home with USD 20.000 as the home side Ahly Shandy took USD 10.000 for finishing third. Ahly Shandy fought from a goal down to dump Academie Tchite of Burundi 4-1 in the classification game played earlier in the day.

Victoria University however wrote history by winning the regional trophy the very first time they participated in CECAFA organized competitions.

Goal Scorers:

Academie Tchite: [Bivakumana Jimmy 17’]

Ahly Shandy [ Eltayb Nadir 48’, Mohiad Khalid 61’, Addis Hintsa 69’ & Elnaeen Mohamed 75’]

Victoria University: [Odongo Mathew 29’ & Mutyaba Muzamir 90+2’]

AFC Leopards: [Ikene Austin 45’]


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