Debutant Togo dealt a major blow to Uganda Cranes’ qualification hopes as it secured a surprise 2-1 win at Reunification stadium-Douala in Cameroon on Friday evening.
An own goal from Patrick Mbowa and a goal from Yendoutie Nane saw the Sparrow Hawks beat Uganda Cranes 2-1 to register their first victory in CHAN tournament.
URA midfielder Said Keyune scored a classy consolation goal which is also a contender for goal of the tournament as Uganda Cranes were shocked by debutants Togo.
Togolese Midfielder Yendoutie Nane then doubled the lead with a worldie goal as he curled in the 20-yards to seal the victory to the Sparrow Hawks in the 57th minute.
The defeat means Togo move to the second place of the log with 3 points in 2 games, while Uganda Cranes sit at the bottom of the log with 1 point in 2 games.
Uganda Cranes will play defending champions Morocco on Tuesday while Togo entertain Rwanda in their last game of the tournament.
Uganda Cranes XI: Charles Lukwago, Dennis Iguma, Aziz Kayondo, Paul Mbowa, Musitafa Mujjuzi, Shafik Kagimu, Tonny Mawejje, Bright Anukani, Muhammad Shaban, Ibrahim Orit, Joackim Ojera.
Togo XI: bdoul Moubarak Aigba (GK), 2Bilal Mousa, 6Abdoul Sabourh Bode, 6Messan Toudji, 8Marouf Tachakei (C), 9Abdoul Samou Tchatakora, 10Yendoutie Richard Nene 11Ismail Ouro Agoro, 14Abdoul Halimou Sama, 20Kokouvi Dodzi Amekoudi, 21Kparo Jarry Ahoro.