Kenya defeat Sudan 1-0 in Nile Basin opener

Mahmoud Mohamed, Wednesday 5 Jan 2011

Kenya kick off Nile Basin tournament with a win at the expense of the more fancied Sudan

Kenya team

Kenya claimed a surprise 1-0 victory over Sudan in the opening game of the Nile Basin friendly tournament on Wednesday.

Striker Collins Tiego netted the winner in the 19th minute after converting a penalty to put his side on top of the three-team Group B with three points. The group also includes the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Cairo is hosting the first edition of the Nile Basin tournament, which features seven national teams.

Uganda will face Burundi and African Champions Egypt take on Tanzania in the Group A games later on Wednesday.

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