Uganda Hippos will battle it out with North African giants Tunisia in the semi finals of the Total Africa U-20 cup of Nations taking place in Mauritania.
Coach Morley Byekwaso’s side had to eagerly wait almost 24 hours to learn their semi final opponents having edged Burkina Faso 5-3 on post match Penalties on Thursday night.
Hippos had to play the victor in the North African derby that pitted Morocco against Tunisia.
Whilst when the two north African sides faced-off on Friday evening, Tunisia eliminated Morocco thanks to a 4-1 victory in another penalty shootouts to set a mouth watering date with Uganda Hippos.
Appearing at the biennial tournament for the first time, Uganda Hippos have defied odds to make a deep run into the latter stages of the tournament.