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Kenya recorded their first victory of the CECAFA U-20 African Cup of Nations Qualifiers on Monday, beating Ethiopia 3-0 to top group C.

Goals from Benson Ochieng, Ronald Odebe and Enock Wanyama were enough for Kenya to seal their first victory.

Meanwhile in Group B, Uganda and South Sudan had a goalless draw. Yganda played with ten men for more than 50 minutes after Musa Ramathan was shown a straight red card in the final minutes of the first half.

Earlier on Sunday, hosts Tanzania came from behind to beat Djibouti 6-1 in Group A opener.

Abdourahman Kamil put Djibouti up in the 14th minute, but a masterclass performance from Abdul Hamis who netted a hat-trick inspired Tanzania’s victory in their hunt to qualify for their first ever U-20 Africa Cup of Nations. Teps Theonasy, Khelfin Hamdoun and Kassim Haruna were the other scorers for the hosts.

The qualifiers continue Tuesday when Djibouti faces Somalia group A at Black Rhino Academy in Karatu, Arusha.

Source: CAF

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