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Uganda 3-1 Kenya: Hippos qualify for AFCON U-20 finals

CECAFA U-20 CHALLENGE CUP 2020 (AFCON U-20 Qualifier):

1st Semi-final: Uganda 3-1 Kenya

2nd Semi-final: Tanzania 1-0 South Sudan

Uganda U-20 team (The Hippos) has qualified for the AFCON U-20 finals in Mauritania.

The development comes after a convincing 3-1 win over Kenya in the first of the semi-final clashes at the Black Rhino Academy sports stadium in Karatu, Tanzania.

Striker Ivan Bogere scored twice, including a kick from the penalty mark to compliment defender Kenneth Semakula’s opener.

Action between Uganda Hippos and Kenya on Monday. Uganda won 3-1

Half time had ended 2-0 in favour of Morley Byekwaso’s charges.

Enock Wanyama scored a late consolation for Kenya inside the goal area.

Uganda seals the berth to the AFCON finals and awaits the hosts Tanzania.

Tanzania, who are also the tournament defending champions beat South Sudan 1-0 in the second game on the day at the same venue.

Kassim Harunah scored the lone strike in the 56th minute.

The final game of the tournament as well as the third place play off will be played on Wednesday, 2nd December 2020.

Uganda Hippos players in a talk session
Steven Sserwaada in action