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CECAFA U23: Tanzania Crowned Champions

Friday, July 30*Final: Tanzania 0(6)-(5)0 Burundi Tanzania were on Friday crowned the 2021 CECAFA U-23 Challenge Cup champions. The Kim Poulsen side however were made to dig deep and needed shootouts to beat Burundi in a closely contested final at Bahir Dar Stadium. It was heart break for Burundi's Adolphe...

Kobs Coach Byekwaso Critical of His Wasteful Strikers

Uganda Kobs Coach Morley Byekwaso has lamanted that his strikers should be more clinical and ruthless if the Under-23 team is to make marked improvements. The KCCA head Coach made the remarks in the aftermath of Uganda's 2-1 win over Eriteria in a ranking match. Najib Yiga and Steven Mukwala...

CECAFA U23: Eritrea Vs Uganda: Preview, TV and Probable Lineups

Ranking matchesWednesday, July 28*Ethiopia Vs DR Congo, 11:45*Eritrea Vs Uganda, 2pm 3rd place and FinalFriday, July 30*Losers Match: South Sudan Vs Kenya*Final: Tanzania vs Burundi Uganda and Eritrea face off on Tuesday in a ranking game to determine who finishes fifth at the ongoing CECAFA U23 tournament. The Uganda Kobs...

Morley Byekwaso: Profligacy Derailed Our Semi-final chance

Uganda Kobs Head coach Morley Byekwaso says that profligacy infront of goal denied his team a place in the semi-finals of the on going CECAFA tournament. He made the remarks after Uganda defeated DR Congo in the rankings match 1-0 courtesy of Najib Yiga 46th minutes strike. Uganda faced DR...

Bad Day at Office – Byekwaso After CECAFA U23 Exit

Uganda U23 head coach Morley Byekwaso has admitted that it was a 'bad day at office' as his Kobs side drew with Tanzania to crush out of this year's CECAFA tournament. The kobs failed to over come neighbors Tanzania in the game the former were supposed to win to remain...

Morley Byekwaso: Kobs Ready for Tanzania Encounter

Saturday 24th JulyUganda vs Tanzania Uganda Kobs Head Coach Morley Byekwaso has revealed that his charges are ready and well drilled for their game against Tanzania. Uganda U23 drew goalless in their opening game in the CECAFA tournament on Saturday with guests DR Congo. Tanzania then defeated DR Congo 1-0...
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How Uganda Kobs Players Rated Against DR Congo

Uganda Kobs put up a poor show against DR Congo to get their 2021 CECAFA U23 campaign on a slow start. There was less to admire from Morley Byekwaso's charges who struggled through a boring draw under scorching sun at Bahir Dar in Ethiopia. Here is how the players rated,...

Byekwaso Blames Profligacy In Front of Goal for DRC Draw

Uganda U23 team head Coach Morley Byekwaso has rued his striker's profligacy in front of goal against DRCongo in their group A CECAFA opener. Morley Byekwaso made the remarks after his Kobs side played to a goalless stalemate against guests DR Congo at the ongoing Cecefa Senior Challenge cup Championship...

CECAFA U23: Kenya Prove Too Good For Djibouti

July 17, 2021Ethiopia 3-3 Eritrea July 18, 2021*Uganda 0-0 DR Congo*Djibouti 0-3 Kenya Kenya opened their CECAFA U23 campaign with a convincing win against minnows Djibouti on Sunday. The Emerging Stars strolled to a commanding 3-0 win in a one-sided affair at the Bahir Dar in Ethiopia. John Njuguna, Reagan...

Morley Byekwaso Confident Ahead of CECAFA U23 Opener

Sunday, July 18Uganda vs DR Congo Sunday, July 25Tanzania vs Uganda Uganda Kobs head coach Morley Byekwaso is confident his side will get a positive result against a DR Congo side when they get their CECAFA U23 group games underway on Sunday. The championship kicked off on Saturday with hosts...

CECAFA U23: Uganda Kobs Buoyant Ahead of DR Congo Opener

Sunday, 18th July 2021: Uganda Vs DR Congo (2 PM) Sunday, 25th July 2021: Uganda Vs Tanzania (4 PM) Uganda Kobs conducted their first training session at Bahir Dar University in Ethiopia on Thursday. Appearing at the regional tournament as defending Champions, Uganda were put through their paces a head...
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