Uganda’s U-20 national team will start their AFCON U-20 tournament against fellow debutants Mozambique on 14th Febuary 2021.
The Hippos and Mozambique were drawn in Group A alongside five time champions Cameroon and hosts Mauritania.
Uganda’s next two group games will be against Mauritania on 17th and Cameroon on 20th February.
The top team will automatically qualify for the semi finals. One other best second placed team from the three groups will also win a place in the semi finals.
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The Morley Byekwaso coached team qualified as the winners of the CECAFA region after obliterating neighbors Tanzania 4-1 in the final.
The team is currently in a residential camp at Cranes Paradise Hotel in Kisasi as preparations for the final tournament intensify.
The U-20 AFCON tournament in Mauritania will kick off on 14th February and climax on 6th March.
2021 U20 Africa Cup of Nations draw:
U20 Players in the camp:
Komakech Jack (Ascent SA), Oyo Delton (Busoga United FC), Ssenyondwa Denis Kaala (SC Villa), Ochama Daniel (Boro Boro Super Sport FC)
Kizito Mugweri Gavin (SC Villa), Semakula Kenneth (Busoga United FC), Musa Ramathan (KCCA FC) Kafumbe Joseph (KCCA FC), Kitabalwa Robert (Vipers SC), Begisa James Penz (UPDF FC), Baligeya Simon (Kibuli SS), Bbosa Richard (Express FC).
Mugulusi Isma (Busoga United FC), Yiga Najib (Vipers SC), Sserwadda Steven (KCCA FC), Alou John Kokas (URA FC), Eyamu Ivan (Mbarara City FC), Kawooya Andrew( KCCA FC), Asaba Ivan (Vipers SC), Ssekajja Davis (Bright Stars FC), Wabyoona Faisal (Big Talent SA).
Bogere Ivan (Proline FC), Ssenyonjo Samuel (KCCA FC), Kakooza Derrick (Police FC), Basangwa Richard (Vipers SC), Bukenya Joseph Kizza (KCCA FC), Onyai Raymond (Mbarara City FC), Mulindi Ashiraf (Kataka FC), Ssali Alpha Thierry (Proline FC).