| Futaa.com

Uganda Sand Cranes increased their chances of qualifying to the finals of the 2018 Copa Dar tournament after registering two wins in their first two opening games.

The Ugandans edged COSAFA nation Malawi 12-9 in a pulsating 21 goal thriller on saturday morning before thumping Seychelles 9-3 in the afternoon.

Godfrey Lwesibawa, Suleiman Ochero, Davis Kasujja, Emmanuel Wasswa and Swaibu Kakwaya were all on the scoresheet.

Hosts Tanzania lead the pack with six points, same as Uganda who has an inferior goal difference.

Uganda will face Tanzania on Sunday. The top two teams will advance to play the final as the other two play for classification.