Two International Friendlies to test Hippos’ readiness for Afcon

The Uganda Under 20 National Team, The Hippos are scheduled for a three team Mini Tournament as part of preparations prior to the AFCON Finals in Mauritania in February.

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The Uganda Under 20 National Team, The Hippos are scheduled for a three team Mini Tournament as part of preparations prior to the AFCON Finals in Mauritania in February.

The Tournament that is expected to run from 1st -10th February in Dar es Salaam, will have Uganda,Namibia and hosts Tanzania.

According to information released by FUFA, the Hippos will play against CECAFA Regional qualifiers runners-up Tanzania before facing COSAFA representatives Namibia.

The Team will Travel to Tanzania on Monday 1st February and will connect to Mauritania on 10th February immediately after the mini tournament.

Uganda Hippos Has played two (2) practice matches against KCCA FC ending 3-2 and 4-3 in favor of the Hippos.

Meanwhile, Hippos will play against URA FC and Vipers SC on Saturday and Sunday respectively before traveling for the Mini Tournament.

Uganda Hippos is in Group A of the AFCON U20 Tournament alongside the Hosts Mauritania, Cameroon and Mozambique.  

Head Coach Morley Byekwaso will name the Final 25-man Squad on Sunday 31st January.

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