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Hippos Contingent flies out for Mini Tournament in Tanzania

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A squad of 33 players have this morning flown out to Tanzania for the U-20 AFCON pre-tourney.

Uganda Hippos will play against Tanzania and Namibia in a Mini Tournament set for 2nd-9th February before flying to Mauritania for the AFCON U20 Finals.

Uganda was thrown to Group A alongside Mozambique, Cameroon and host Mauritania in the 2021 AFCON finals.

In the opening match, Hippos face off with Mozambique on 15th, Cameroon in the second on 17th and finalize group games with the hosts Mauritania on 20th February 2021.

Uganda won the AFCON/CECAFA zonal qualifiers tournament beating hosts Tanzania in the finals.

Full Contingent
Goalkeepers
Komakech Jack (18) (Ascent SA), Oyo Delton (Busoga United FC), Ssenyondwa Denis Kaala (SC Villa).
Defenders
Kizito Mugweri Gavin (SC Villa), Semakula Kenneth (Busoga United FC), Musa Ramathan (KCCA FC) Kafumbe Joseph (KCCA FC), Begisa James Penz (UPDF FC), Baligeya Simon (Kibuli SS), Abdul Azizi Kayondo (Vipers SC)
Midfielders
Mugulusi Isma (Busoga United FC), Yiga Najib (Vipers SC), Bobosi Byaruhanga (Vipers SC) Sserwadda Steven (KCCA FC), Eyamu Ivan (Mbarara City FC), Kawooya Andrew (KCCA FC), Asaba Ivan (Vipers SC), Ssekajja Davis (Bright Stars FC), Wabyoona Faisal (Big Talent SA).
Fowards
Bogere Ivan (Proline FC), Ssenyonjo Samuel (KCCA FC), Kakooza Derrick (Police FC), Basangwa Richard (Vipers SC), Bukenya Joseph Kizza (KCCA FC), Ssali Alpha Thierry (Proline FC).
Richard Ochom – Leader of Delegation
Jackson Nyiima – Team Manager
Morley Byekwaso – Head Coach
Simeon Masaba – Assistant Head Coach
Steven Billy Kiggundu – Goalkeeping Coach
Yahaya Katumba – Team Doctor
Frank Bumpenje – Equipment officer
Alex Kasirye – Media Officer
James Ayebale – FUFA Delegate

 

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