Rwanda join Uganda in Cecafa Cup quarter-finals

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Serbian Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic has guided Rwanda to two wins out of two in Group A of the 2011 Cecafa Cup

Rwanda joined Uganda in the Cecafa Cup quarter-finals after beating Zimbabwe 2-0 on Tuesday in Dar-es-Salaam.

The Wasps qualify from Group A with six points from their opening two games.

"We don't care who our opponents will be in the quarter-finals - we have our targets set," said new Rwanda coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic.

Rwanda's goals came from Meddie Kegere who opened the scoring midway through the first half before wrapping up the win nine minutes from time.

In Tuesday's late game, host nation Tanzania revived their campaign when beating Djibouti 3-0.

Thomas Ulimwengu and Mwinyi Kzimoto gave the defending champions a 2-0 lead at half-time, before Yusuph Rashid added the gloss to the win in the second half.

Tanzania now lie second in the group with three points, leading their opponents on Saturday - Zimbabwe's Warriors - on goal difference alone.

Tanzania will need a draw to qualify, while Zimbabwe must win to be sure of making it through.

Rwanda coach Sredrojevic on rebuilding his team

Rwanda, meanwhile, have yet to concede a goal in the competition, having beaten Tanzania, who are the defending champions, 1-0 in their opening game.

The bright start is encouraging for Sredojevic, who took charge of Rwanda earlier this month.

"We are in the process of rebuilding, we are working very hard and when you work hard you get the results," said a man who guided Al Hilal of Sudan to the semi-finals of this year's Champions League.

"Our Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign was a disaster, so now we are rebuilding.

"We have different goals here: we want to build our team and the confidence of our players - and that means having targets, and that means going past the quarter-finals.

"I don't want to talk about winning the tournament. I want to talk about the standards which will make it possible for us to win."

Teams finishing in the top two of the three groups at the Cecafa Cup qualify for the quarter-finals - as do the two best third-placed teams.

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