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Rwanda: Sugira Fires Rwanda Into CHAN Quarterfinals

Striker Ernest Sugira came off the bench to score in the 66th minute as Rwanda defeated Togo 3-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the 2020 African Nations Championship on Tuesday, January 26, at Limbe Stadium in Cameroon.

Striker Ernest Sugira, who replaced Savio Nshuti in the second half, netted the winning goal for Amavubi in the 66th minute to send their fans in the stands into wild celebrations.Amavubi were by far the better side in the first-half during which they squandered several opportunities in front of goal, with the Rwandan team sticking to their offensive approach through the second half.p Striker Ernest Sugira came off the bench to score in the 66th minute as Rwanda defeated Togo 3-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the 2020 African Nations Championship on Tuesday, January 26, at Limbe Stadium in Cameroon.Mashami praises team's mentality Following their deserved victory, Amavubi Head Coach Vincent Mashami praised his side's mental strength after coming from behind twice before going ahead and eventually winning the fixture.

The team's mentality was really good and they kept their composure when Togo applied pressure," Mashami said during a post-match media briefing.Goalkeeper Olivier Kwizera made a string of good saves late on as Togolese players poured forward in search for a third goal.

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