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Candidate National Team Players To Seat Exams Next Year

The ministry of Education and Sports has reaveled that football players who missed their Ugandan Certificate of Education ( Papers) exams will write their exams next year. Certain players, candidates at that, at the U-20 and U-17 national teams didn't not sit for their papers because of national team assignments....

AFCON U20: We Are Ready For The Finals – Basangwa

Uganda U20 Men’s national team forward Richard Basangwa says the team is working hard and are ready for the finals. The Hippos are set to play Ghana in the AFCON U20 finals to take place on Saturday, March 03 at the Stade Olimpique de Nouakchott in Mauritania. To reach this...

Uganda Hippos XI: Byekwaso Makes Two Changes Vs Tunisia

Uganda Hippos coach Morley Byekwaso has named his team to face Tunisia in AFCON U20 Championship tonight. Byekwaso has made two changes from the squad that knocked out Burkina Faso in quarterfinal. Striker Sam Ssenyonjo and Ivan Asaba paves way for Derrick Kakooza and Najib Yiga. Goalkeeper Jack Komakech who...

AFCON U20: Ssemakula Optimistic Ahead Of Tunisia Semi Final Clash

Uganda Hippos Defender Kenneth Ssemakula says they expect positive results in their semi final clash with North African giants Tunisia. To reach this stage, Uganda Hippos who are making their maiden appearance at the tournament, stunned Burkina Faso 5-3 on penalties in the last eight. Ssemakula scored the decisive kick...

AFCON U-20: Uganda Hippos To Face Tunisia in Semifinals

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...

AFCON U20: We Came As Underdogs – Byekwaso

Uganda U20 Men's National team head coach Morley Byekwaso says the team looked inexperienced at the start of the tournament but are now using every chance they are getting to move to another level. The tactician made those remarks following his side's penalty shoot-out victory over Burkina Faso at the...
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AFCON U20: Uganda Hippos Learn Quarterfinal Opponent

Uganda Hippos have learnt their fate at the ongoing AFCON U20 Championship in Mauritania. The Hippos finished second of Group A to reach the quarterfinal on their debut tournament thanks to a 2-1 comeback victory against hosts Mauritania in the penultimate group game. Consequently, they will now face Burkina Faso...

Highlights: Watch Uganda Hippos Battle Back To Beat Mauritania

The Uganda Hippos put in a decent show, headlined by resilience, as they battled from a goal down to beat hosts Mauritania in AFCON U20 Championship. Silly Sanghare put the hosts in the lead from the spot after Aziz Kayondo was judged to have brought down Oumar Mbareck in the...

AFCON U20: Samuel Eto’o Son Guides Cameroon Past Mozambique

Saturday, February 20*Mauritania 1-2 Uganda*Mozambique 1-4 Cameroon Etienne Eto'o Pineda, son of legendary striker Samuel Eto'o, scored a brace and an assist as Cameroon eased past Mozambique in the 2021 AFCON U20 Championship in Mauritania. The striker, donning Jersey 10 (dad wore 9), was making his first appearance at the...
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Uganda Hippos Vs Mauritania: Preview, Probable Lineups And Permutations

Saturday, February 20*Mauritania Vs Uganda - 10pm*Cameroon Vs Mozambique Group A table Standings PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts1 Cameroon (Q)220020+262 Uganda210121+133 Mauritania210121+134 Mozambique200204−40*Slide right (in case you can't see table in full) Preview: Its a 'do or die' match as Uganda Hippos face hosts Mauritania in the penultimate games of Group A at the ongoing 2021 AFCON U20 Championship....
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AFCON U20: Uganda Suffer Set Back After Loss To Cameroon

Wednesday, February 17*Cameroon 1-0 Uganda Uganda Hippos suffered a 1-0 defeat to Cameroon at the ongoing AFCON U20 Championship in Mauritania. Junior Sunday Jang scored the only goal of the game in a match where the Hippos missed some good chances. Junior Sunday, who scored in the 1-0 win against...
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AFCON U20: Uganda Hippos Beat Mozambique To Get Off The Mark

Monday, February 15*Uganda Hippos 2-0 Mozambique Uganda Hippos beat Mozambique 2-0 to get their AFCON U20 Championship campaign off to a flying start at the Stade Olympique in Nouakchott in Mauritania. Second half goals from Derrick Kakooza and substitute Steven Sserwadda sent the Hippos top of Group A, level with...
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