Uganda Hippos lacked concentration upfront – Byekwaso

The Uganda Hippos head coach Morley Byekwaso claims that his charges lacked concentration upfront hence losing on the AFCON U20 final. Uganda Hippos fell to West African giants Ghana in the Final by 2-0 at the Stade Olympique in Nouakchott on Saturday night. The Hippos conceded in the 21st and 50th minutes of the game with goals coming from Ghanaian captain Daniel…

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AFCON U20: Ghana edge Uganda in the final

Ghana shuttered Uganda’s hopes of winning the AFCON U20 title after their 2-0 win against the Hippos. The Black Satellites of Ghana defeated Uganda in the final game played in Nouakchott on Saturday. A brace from Daniel Afriyie Barnieh handed Ghana the needed win to claim their fourth title in the competition. The Hippos looked deflated and lacked the right…

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AFCON U20: Who is who between Ghana and Uganda

Ghana will be targeting their fourth AFCON U20 crown on Saturday evening at the Olympic Stadium in Nouakchott when they take on Uganda. The tournament first timers Uganda is looking to make history by winning the title on their first time of asking. Both teams have shown grit and determination, at times a touch of luck, to find their way…

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Orit, Byaruhanga receives maiden Cranes call-up

Vipers SC duo Ibrahim Orit and midfielder Bobosi Byaruhanga have received maiden Uganda Cranes call-ups. This is after Uganda Cranes assistant coaches Abdallah Mubiru and Livingstone Mbabazi have named a 31-man squad. The team is preparing for the two upcoming African Cup of Nations qualifiers. Mubiru and Mbabazi have been tasked with the job of naming the squad. This is…

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AFCON U20: Uganda edge Burkina Faso to make semis

Debutants Uganda beat Burkina Faso 5-3 on post-match penalties at the AFCON U20 quarter finals. The Hippos edged the Young Stallions at Stade Cheikha Boidiya in Nouakchott to qualify for the semi-finals. The two sides played to a goalless stalemate under the beaming floodlights in Nouakchott. However, penalties separated them with Uganda marking their debut with a last four spot.…

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AFCON U20: We are ready to go – Byekwaso

Byekwaso Morley, the Uganda U-20 national team head coach believes that his team have whatever it takes to make it to semis. Uganda will tassle it out with Burkina Faso in the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations quarter finals. Uganda were convincing in the group stage as they won two games and lost once hence collecting six points. Now…

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AFCON U20: Thrilling quarterfinal encounters

The quarterfinal games for the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON U20) will kick off on Thursday in Mauritania. Thursday will see two games played and the other two will be played on Friday after the completion of the last round of group matches on Monday evening. The remaining eight teams are expected to provide top notch entertainment on…

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Etienne Eto’o scores twice for Cameroon

Samuel Eto’o’s son Etienne Eto’o scored twice to help Cameroon overcome Mozambique. Eto’o inspired Cameroon to a 4-1 victory over Mozambique at the Stade Cheikha Boidiya in Nouakchott. Cameroon who already qualified after their second match made sure of top spot with an emphatic display against the debutants. Mozambique finished bottom of the group with no point. The young lions…

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AFCON U-20: Cameroon edge Uganda to make quarters

Sunday Jang Junior scored the only goal as Cameroon beat Uganda 1-0 at the Olympic Stadium in Nouakchott on Wednesday evening. Wednesday’s win saw the young Indomitable Lions become the first side to book a slot in the quarter finals. The young lions negotiated their passage to the last eight against Uganda’s Hippos who had some of the best chances but failed…

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Byekwaso optimistic ahead of AFCON U20

The Uganda U20 head coach Morley Byekwaso is confident they have rectified mistakes that occurred during their 5-3 loss to Tanzania. Byekwaso said this as his side is preparing for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Mauritania. Uganda and Tanzania who are both participants in the continental competition played in two preparation games. Uganda Hippos won, with the opening tie…

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