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Uganda invited for COSAFA U20 Challenge Cup

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 8th November 2017 12:00 AM

The draws for the group stages are expected to be conducted next week

Uganda U20 national football team, The Hippos, has been invited to take part in the COSAFA U20 finals that will be played in Zambia. 

The COSAFA U20 Challenge Cup is an annual tournament for teams from Southern Africa organized by Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA).

This year’s tourney is scheduled for December 6-16th. The Hippos were invited with Egypt as guest teams.

Apart from Uganda and Egypt, hosts Zambia, Angola, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe are the other countries that will take part in the annual event.

The draws for the group stages are expected to be conducted next week with all the teams placed in three groups of four teams each.

Arthur Davies and Nkana stadiums are some of the facilities that will be used.  

Zambia beat hosts South Africa 2-1 in the final last December to win their 11th title.

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