RIYADH: Uganda’s 0-1 victory over Tanzania, in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, came after the referee added a staggering 36 minutes of added time in the first half.
The referee added the stoppage time after play was halted to allow players from both teams an opportunity to break their Ramadan fast and further time was added as a result of a power outage in the stadium.
Uganda revived its hopes of qualifying for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire, thanks to its victory in the fourth round of the Group F qualifiers.
Rogers Mato scored the winning goal for Uganda in second half added time.
Uganda also registered its first victory in the qualifiers and are deadlocked with Tanzania on four points and a negative two goals difference.
Both teams have also recorded away victories, Tanzania winning in Uganda before the result was reversed in the latest encounter.
Algeria qualified for the continental championship by topping the group standings with 12 points from four victories.