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Uganda hold Kenya in Africa

 
 
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XINHUA NEWS SERVICE REPORTS FROM THE AFRICAN CONTINENT

 

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Uganda hold Kenya in Africa
Cup of Nations match

results leaves Kenya rooted at the bottom
of ‘Group J’ with only a point after two
matches with Uganda leading with four

SPECIAL REPORT BY XINHUA CORRESPONDENT John Kwoba  
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NAIROBI — In form visiting Ugandan national soccer team held out Harambee Stars of Kenya to a barren draw to boost their chance of qualifying for their first Africa Nations Cup finals in 34 years.

In a tense match played in Nairobi on Saturday, the two sides played their hearts out stringing passes from one end to the other.

But there were no goals to show for their efforts at the end of the 90 minutes.

The results leaves Kenya rooted at the bottom of Group J with only a point after two matches with Uganda leading with four.

Angola was due to play Guinea Bissau in the other match in Luanda. Only the winner of the group will clinch the ticket to the finals in 2012, which will be staged in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.

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