Uganda U20 book ticket to Mauritania for U20

Uganda Hippos team for U20 has qualified for the 2021 AFCON final tournament in Mauritania

This was after they defeated the rising stars of Kenya 3-1 in the semi finals of the 2020 CECAFA zonal qualifiers in Tanzania on Monday Afternoon

Defender Kenneth Ssemakula opened the scoring while, Ivan Bogere netted in each of the half as Uganda outcasted Kenya at the Black Rhino academy stadium.

Defender Kenneth Ssemakula found the game’s opener in the 22nd minute before Bogere doubled the scoreline three minutes afterwards with asublime finish to grant the Hippos a 2-0 halftime lead

Ivan Bogere completed his brace from the penalty spot in the 63rd minute when he calmly placed the ball into the back of the net with Kenyan goalie Maxwell Mulili well beaten

The rising Stars of Kenya tried to stage a late come back as they pulled a goal back in the 80th minute through striker Enoch Wanyam but it wasn’t enough

The Hippos have now progressed to the finals and have automatically qualified for Africa cup of Nations for U20 in Mauritania next year

Starting Line ups

Uganda U20 XI: Jack Komakech( GK), Gavin Kizito Mugweri( captain), Musa Ramathan, Aziz Kayondo, Kenneth Ssemakula, Isma Mugulusi, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Richard Basangwa, Najib Yiga, Ivan Bogere, Steven Sserwadda

Kenya U20 XI: Maxwell Mulili(GK), Fredrick Alushula, Lewis Bandi, Frank Odhiambo, Alphonse Omija, Steiner Musasai, Benson Omala, Collins Sichenje, Ronald Reagan, Kevinton Machika, Enoch Wanyama

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