The Burundi national team of Intamba Mu Rugamba under 23 years of age beat on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, in Bujumbura, the team of the United Republic of Tanzania by two goals to zero. It was the match against them in the qualifiers of the African Cup of Nations under 23 years of age to be held in Egypt in 2019.
On the side of Intamba Mu Rugamba, Head Coach M.Jocelin Bipfubusa had preferred to align Fabien Mutombora in the scoring position, as well as Mustafa Selemani, Mussa Muryango, Ramadhan Bigirimana and Ndikumana Tresor at the defense.
The midfield was made up of Youssouf Ndayishimiye, Muryango Mabano Shabani, and Aaron Musore,
at attack line, we were Bienvenue Kanakimana, Pascal Ramadan and Bonfils Caleb Bimenyimana.
With regard to substitute players, the Burundian staff had chosen Dieudonné Ntibahezwa, Jospin
Nshimirimana, Cedric Titi Mavugo, Eric Ndoriyobija, Chancel Ndaye Sefu Ndizeye, and Eric Mbirizi.
On the Tanzanian side, the basic list consisted of Ally Salim, Ayoub Masoud, Mohamed Abdallah, Ally Ally, Abdallah Shaibu Ninja, and Hamisi Abdallah.
There was also Salum Kihimbwa, Nashon Naftali, Adam Salamba, Kelvin Sabato Kiduku, and Ismail
In general, the match was good with a collective game from both teams but with a slight domination of the Burundian selection on Tanzania side.
A lot of scoring opportunities have been missed by Burundian attackers where the spectators, who were not at all numerous, had already cheered the nearly scored goals. At the 13th minute the game, following a hand touch foul of a Tanzanian defender in the penalty box, the central referee decided to give the Burundian team a penalty, which was well scored by the striker Caleb Bonfils Bimenyimana who evolves in Rwanda in the club of Rayon Sport.
The first part ended in a score of one goal to zero. Back from the locker room, Burundians have multiplied attacks and in the 77th minute of the game, the player Cédric Titi Mavugo scored a second and last goal of the match on a light pass from teammate Bienvenu Kanakimana.
Note that this match was officiated by a trio of referees from Eritrea with a match commissioner from Uganda.
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