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Uganda Hippos AFCON Mini Tournament Team Named

Uganda U20 team will travel to Tanzania on Monday 1st February for the AFCON U20 Mini Tournament.

The Team will depart Entebbe International Airport at 8:00am aboard Uganda Airlines.

18 players who perviously featured in the CECAFA Zonal Qualifiers have retained their places on the Team while Sam Senyonjo (KCCA FC), Derrick Kakooza (Police FC), Davis Sekajja (Soltilo Bright Stars FC), Andrew Kawooya, (KCCA FC), Goalkeeper Delton Oyo (Busoga United FC) Simon Baligeya (Kibuli SS) and Ivan Eyamu (Mbarara City) are the new faces that missed the qualifiers but have managed to break through again.

The Team will play against Tanzania and Namibia in the Mini Tournament from 2nd-9th February before flying to Mauritania for the AFCON U20 Finals.

The Team that Started against KCCA FC in a practice match early this week.

Uganda Hippos is in Group A and will play against Mozambique in the first match on 15th February 2021. The second match will be on 17th February against Cameroon before going head-to-head with the hosts Mauritania in the last group match on 20th February 2021.

Full Team include:

Goalkeepers

Komakech Jack (18) (Ascent SA), Oyo Delton (Busoga United FC), Ssenyondwa Denis Kaala (SC Villa).

Defenders

Kizito Mugweri Gavin (SC Villa), Semakula Kenneth (Busoga United FC), Musa Ramathan (KCCA FC) Kafumbe Joseph (KCCA FC), Begisa James Penz (UPDF FC), Baligeya Simon (Kibuli SS), Abdul Azizi Kayondo (Vipers SC)

Midfielders

Mugulusi Isma (Busoga United FC), Yiga Najib (Vipers SC), Bobosi Byaruhanga (Vipers SC) Sserwadda Steven (KCCA FC), Eyamu Ivan (Mbarara City FC), Kawooya Andrew (KCCA FC), Asaba Ivan (Vipers SC), Ssekajja Davis (Bright Stars FC), Wabyoona Faisal (Big Talent SA).

Fowards

Bogere Ivan (Proline FC), Ssenyonjo Samuel (KCCA FC), Kakooza Derrick (Police FC), Basangwa Richard (Vipers SC), Bukenya Joseph Kizza (KCCA FC), Ssali Alpha Thierry (Proline FC).

Richard Ochom – Leader of Delegation

Jackson Nyiima – Team Manager

Morley Byekwaso – Head Coach

Simeon Masaba – Assistant Head Coach

Yahaya Katumba – Team Doctor

Frank Bumpenje – Equipment officer

Alex Kasirye – Media Officer

James Ayebale – FUFA Delegate

KY Jamal
KY Jamal
I am a Uganda born Writer , Entertainment news journalist , influencer , Marketer ,News editor and critic for the latest East African Entertainment news
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