Bebe Cool frustrated as Son, Alpha Thierry & 7 other Uganda Hippos Players miss out on S.4 Final Exams

Alpha Thierry

A total of eight football players including Bebe Cool’s son, Alpha Thierry, who participated in the recently concluded AFCON U-20 where they emerged first runners up have missed out on the S.4 final UNEB examinations. The examination have been running concurrently with the continental tournament. “Really big disappointment with the Uganda government and the Ministry of Education and Sports in…

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FUFA offers $4000 to each of Uganda Hippos players

FUFA offers $4000 to each of Uganda Hippos players

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) have welcomed the Uganda Hippos players in style. According to the information reaching our desk, FUFA has offered $ 4000 to each of the 40 members of the Uganda U-20 team. Uganda Hippos were at the AFCON U20 tournament in Mauritania where they made history. The Morley Byekwaso coached side went up to…

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Uganda Hippos lacked concentration upfront – Byekwaso

The Uganda Hippos head coach Morley Byekwaso claims that his charges lacked concentration upfront hence losing on the AFCON U20 final. Uganda Hippos fell to West African giants Ghana in the Final by 2-0 at the Stade Olympique in Nouakchott on Saturday night. The Hippos conceded in the 21st and 50th minutes of the game with goals coming from Ghanaian captain Daniel…

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AFCON U20: Ghana edge Uganda in the final

Ghana shuttered Uganda’s hopes of winning the AFCON U20 title after their 2-0 win against the Hippos. The Black Satellites of Ghana defeated Uganda in the final game played in Nouakchott on Saturday. A brace from Daniel Afriyie Barnieh handed Ghana the needed win to claim their fourth title in the competition. The Hippos looked deflated and lacked the right…

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AFCON U20: Who is who between Ghana and Uganda

Ghana will be targeting their fourth AFCON U20 crown on Saturday evening at the Olympic Stadium in Nouakchott when they take on Uganda. The tournament first timers Uganda is looking to make history by winning the title on their first time of asking. Both teams have shown grit and determination, at times a touch of luck, to find their way…

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Uganda’s success to inspire generations – Byekwaso

The Uganda U20 head coach Morley Byekwaso believes the team’s success can be an inspiration for Ugandan football. In addition, Byekwaso believes that it can inspire the next generation of players coming through the ranks. Uganda Hippos defied all odds to progress to the final of the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON U20). The Morley Byekwaso coached side won 4-1…

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AFCON U20: Uganda edge Burkina Faso to make semis

Debutants Uganda beat Burkina Faso 5-3 on post-match penalties at the AFCON U20 quarter finals. The Hippos edged the Young Stallions at Stade Cheikha Boidiya in Nouakchott to qualify for the semi-finals. The two sides played to a goalless stalemate under the beaming floodlights in Nouakchott. However, penalties separated them with Uganda marking their debut with a last four spot.…

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AFCON U20: We are ready to go – Byekwaso

Byekwaso Morley, the Uganda U-20 national team head coach believes that his team have whatever it takes to make it to semis. Uganda will tassle it out with Burkina Faso in the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations quarter finals. Uganda were convincing in the group stage as they won two games and lost once hence collecting six points. Now…

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AFCON U-20: Uganda faces Burkina Faso in quarters

Uganda will battle off with Burkina Faso in the quarterfinals of the ongoing Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in Mauritania. The Hippos sealed their place in the last eight after finishing second in Group A behind leaders Cameroon. They will now play the Burkina Faso who finished top of Group B. The East Africans started their campaign with a 2-0…

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AFCON U-20: Uganda qualify for quarters

Substitute Derrick Kakooza’s ice cold 88th minute penalty handed Uganda a 2-1 victory over hosts Mauritania. The do-or-die game was played at the Stade de Olympique in Nouakchott on Saturday evening. The win saw the CECAFA region debutants progressed to the quarter finals of the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations. Both sides needed victory to assure passage to the…

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