Two Uganda National Junior football teams U20 –Hippos and U17-Cubs have today known their opponents after the draws were conducted via zoom with the main event at Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi.
The CECAFA (Central East Zone Qualifiers) will determine the teams that make it to the AFCON U20 and AFCON U17 Finals in Mauritania and Morocco respectively.
The Uganda U20 was drawn in group B alongside Burundi, Eritrea and South Sudan. The Regional Qualifiers tournament will be held in Tanzania from 22nd November to 6th December 2020.
The U17 side will take on Ethiopia and Kenya in Group B at a tournament to be hosted by Rwanda from 13th to 28th December 2020.
Uganda is the defending champion of the CECAFA U17 tournament after defeated Ethiopia 3-1 in the final in 2018 in Tanzania to storm the 2019 U17 AFCON tournament.
CECAFA U20 Groups
Group A: Tanzania (Host), Rwanda, Somalia
Group B: Burundi, Eritrea, South Sudan, Uganda
Group C: Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan
CECAFA U17 Groups
Group A: Rwanda (Host), Eritrea, South Sudan
Group B: Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya
Group C: Sudan, Djibouti, Tanzania