Uganda have been crowned the champions of the 2019 CECAFA Senior challenge cup after beating Eritrea 3 – 0 in the finals played today evening at Star times Stadium in Lugogo.

This is the 15th time for the Uganda Cranes to claim this victory, a record in the tournament played by countries from East and Central Africa.

Bright Anukani, Mustafa Kizza and Joel Madondo scored for the cranes.

Meanwhile, Kenya also beat Tanzania 2 – 1 in the third place play off to win the bronze medals.