Tag: Mauritania

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AFCON U20: Uganda is the surprise package – Byekwaso

Uganda U20 national team head coach Morley Byekwaso has warned that his side can be the AFCON U20 dark horses. Acoording to Byekwaso, the CECAFA region champions can go all the way to stand on the highest point of the podium. Uganda continued with their dream run in their debut at the AFCON U20. They […]

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AFCON U20: Thrilling quarterfinal encounters

The quarterfinal games for the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON U20) will kick off on Thursday in Mauritania. Thursday will see two games played and the other two will be played on Friday after the completion of the last round of group matches on Monday evening. The remaining eight teams are expected to […]

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Etienne Eto’o scores twice for Cameroon

Samuel Eto’o’s son Etienne Eto’o scored twice to help Cameroon overcome Mozambique. Eto’o inspired Cameroon to a 4-1 victory over Mozambique at the Stade Cheikha Boidiya in Nouakchott. Cameroon who already qualified after their second match made sure of top spot with an emphatic display against the debutants. Mozambique finished bottom of the group with […]

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AFCON U-20: Hippos makes dream start

Uganda Hippos have made a brilliant start to the 2021 Total Africa U20 Cup of Nations with a 2-0 win against Mozambique. Striker Derrick Kakooza and second half substitute Steven Sserwadda scored a goal each to guide Uganda to victory. This was Hippos’ opening game against Mozambique on Monday. Playing at the final tournament for […]

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Byekwaso optimistic ahead of AFCON U20

The Uganda U20 head coach Morley Byekwaso is confident they have rectified mistakes that occurred during their 5-3 loss to Tanzania. 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 […]

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AFCON U-20: Uganda edge Tanzania in warm-up

Richard Basangwa scored the only goal for Uganda U-20 to beat counterparts Tanzania 1-0 on Wednesday night at Azam Complex Stadium in Dar es Salaam. This was a warm-up game for the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations, Mauritania 2021. Uganda and Tanzania are the East and Central Africa zone (CECAFA) representatives in the U-20 […]

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AFCON U20: Uganda Hippos squad reduced to 30 players

The Uganda U20 national team squad that had 38 players is now reduced to a 30-man squad basically to allow the technical team remains with few players. From these, the final 25-man squad will be selected before traveling for the final tournament. Since the beginning of training on Thursday 20th January 2021, the team have […]