Byekwaso said this as his side is preparing for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Mauritania.
Uganda and Tanzania who are both participants in the continental competition played in two preparation games.
Uganda Hippos won, with the opening tie ending 1-0 before Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Heroes took home a win in the second encounter.
Byekwaso admitted the result from the second game was not good enough.
But he is hopeful the mistakes have been corrected before starting the Afcon U20 campaign on February 15.
“We lost to Tanzania 5-3 in one of our buildup games. It was not a good result but we also scored some good goals,” Byekwaso said before adding.
“We realised the mistakes and managed to work on them before departing for Mauritania.”
“All the boys are in good shape and I believe they will put up a great performance in AFCON.” Byekwaso added.
Byekwaso and team to Mauritania
Uganda U20 National team (Hippos) has flown out of Tanzania to Mauritania on Wednesday morning a board Egypt Air after a ten day training camp in Dar es Salaam.
This is the first AFCON engagement for the CECAFA U20 Champions and they will play the first match in Group A on 15th February 2021 against Mozambique.
They will face Cameroon two days later and complete the group stages with a match against hosts Mauritania on 20th February.
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