The Uganda Cranes missed a glorious chance to book a quarter final place in the on-going Africa Nations Championship after a hard fought 3-1 defeat to Atlas Lions of Morocco in a Group B tie at the Cape Town Stadium this evening.
Abdessad Rafik, Lajour Mouhssine and Abdelkbir El Ouadi scored for the North Africans. Teenage sensation Yunus Sentamu was also on target for Uganda.

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Denis Iguma of Uganda gets away from Mohamed Oulhaj of Morocco during the 2014 CAF African Nations Championships Group B football match between Morocco and Uganda at Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town on 20 January 2014
Denis Iguma of Uganda gets away from Mohamed Oulhaj of Morocco during the 2014 CAF African Nations Championships Group B football match between Morocco and Uganda at Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town on 20 January 2014
Brahim El Bahri of Morocco battles for the ball with Ivan Ntege
Brahim El Bahri of Morocco battles for the ball with Ivan Ntege
Brahim El Bahri of Morocco battles for the ball with Ivan Ntege
Brahim El Bahri of Morocco battles for the ball with Ivan Ntege
Hassan Mawanda Wasswa of Uganda gets away from Brahim El Bahri of Morocco
Hassan Mawanda Wasswa of Uganda gets away from Brahim El Bahri of Morocco
Zakaria El Hachimi of Morocco battles for the ball with Junior Yunus Santamu
Zakaria El Hachimi of Morocco battles for the ball with Junior Yunus Santamu
Issam Erraki of Morocco evades challenge from Vincent Kayizzi
Issam Erraki of Morocco evades challenge from Vincent Kayizzi
Brian Majwega of Uganda gets away from Issam Erraki of Morocco
Brian Majwega of Uganda gets away from Issam Erraki of Morocco
Julius Ntambi of Uganda tackled by Said Fatah of Morocco
Julius Ntambi of Uganda tackled by Said Fatah of Morocco
Ivan Ntege of Uganda fouls Issam Erraki of Morocco
Ivan Ntege of Uganda fouls Issam Erraki of Morocco
Mohsine Moutaouali of Morocco gets away from Denis Iguma
Mohsine Moutaouali of Morocco gets away from Denis Iguma
Mohamed Abarhoun of Morocco battles for the ball with Junior Yunus Santamu
Mohamed Abarhoun of Morocco battles for the ball with Junior Yunus Santamu

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