Uganda Hippos made a good start to the 2021 Total Africa U20 Cup of Nations, registering a win in the Opening match against fellow debutants Mozambique yesterday.
Uganda Hippos are playing at the tournament for the first time but had a good performance coupled with a clean sheet as they secured a 2-0 victory over Mozambique U20 in the game that was played at Stade Olympique, Nouakchott in Mauritania.
Uganda Hippos goals were scored by Striker Derrick Kakooza who converted the penalty in the 57th minute and Second half substitute Steven Sserwadda scored an open play goal in the 86th minute of the game.
Morley Byekwaso’s Uganda Hippos will return to action tomorrow against Cameroon who won 1-0 against hosts Mauritania.
Uganda Hippos line up against Mozambique:
Jack Komakech(G.K), Gavin Kizito Mugweri ©, Aziz Kayondo, Musa Ramathan,Kenneth Ssemakula, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Najib Yiga (Joseph Kizza Bukenya), Isma Mugulusi (Ivan Eyamu) , Richard Basangwa, Ivan Bogere (Steven SSerwadda), Derrick Kakooza.
Denis Ssenyondwa Kaala(G.K), Delton Oyo, Joseph Kafumbe, James Penz Begisa, Simon Baligeya, Ivan Eyamu, Andrew Kawooya, Ivan Asaba, Steven Sserwadda, Davis Ssekajja, Faisal Wabyoona, Joseph Kizza Bukenya, Alpha Thierry Ssali ,Samuel Ssenyonjo
Uganda Hippos are currently Leading Group A with Three points
Current Group A standings:
Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1.Uganda U20 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 3
2.Cameroon U20 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
3.Mauritania U20 1 0 0 1 0 0 -1 0
4.Mozambique U20 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0
Today’s Fixtutes :
Ghana U20 Vs Tanzania U20 at 7pm.
Gambia U20 Vs Morocco U20 at 10 pm.