Uganda defeats Tunisia in world cup qualifier game


Ritah kemigisa.

The Uganda Rugby cranes beat the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia for their first win this year on Saturday at the Kyadondo Rugby grounds and briefly climbed to third, a position originally occupied by Tunisia.

Uganda ran in 9 tries in total, converted 8 and added two penalties against Tunisia’s two tries and converted only one.

Uganda’s tries came through fullback Phillip Wokorach with a hat-trick, Michael Wokorach, Solomon Okia, Robert Masendi, Asuman Mugerwa the skipper with a brace and Ian Munyani.

Phillip Wokroach was voted man of the match following his hat-trick, two penalties and eight conversions bringing his points tally to 37 points.

Uganda’s next game will be against Morocco on 11th August for the second of the three home games.