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Atraco stun Merreikh in Cecafa final

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Hamisi Gitagenda's lone strike gave Atraco victory over Merreikh

Atraco of Rwanda are the surprise winners of this year's Cecafa Club Championship.

They beat the Sudanese favourites El Merreikh 1-0 to take the trophy.

Atraco scored after just 15 minutes through the tournament's top scorer Hamisi Gitagenda.

It is a spectacular result for Atraco who have only been in existence for three years.

Atraco take home prize money worth US$ 50,000 for their efforts.

The runners-up El Merreikh earned US$ 30,000 plus the fair play trophy.

DR Congo's TP Mazembe beat Mathare United of Kenya 2-0 in the third-place play-off.

Mukulukutu Miala and Kaliyutuka Dioko were the scorers for the Congolese club.



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see also
Atraco through to Cecafa final
11 Jul 09 |  African
Atraco, Mathare into Cecafa semis
09 Jul 09 |  African
El Merreikh top Group A in Cecafa
05 Jul 09 |  African
Merreikh kick-off Cecafa in style
01 Jul 09 |  African


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