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Uganda to host 2020 AFCON Beach Soccer Championship

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 3rd December 2018 04:18 PM

This means the Sand Cranes (Uganda National beach Soccer team) will qualify automatically as hosts.

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This means the Sand Cranes (Uganda National beach Soccer team) will qualify automatically as hosts.

 
 
FUFA first vice president Justus Mugisha has hailed the Africa football governing body CAF for giving Uganda the rights to host the 2020 AFCON Beach Soccer Championship.
 
"Our efforts in developing the game in Uganda are reaping fruits. It has been a great journey for beach soccer in this country. We have led on all fronts in the region in developing the game. We thank CAF for giving us this opportunity. We shall not disappoint,” said Mugisha
 
The decision was taken during the CAF Executive Committee meeting in Accra, Ghana where the FUFA President Moses Magogo represented Uganda, but at the same time, he also heads the Futsal and Beach Soccer Committee.
 
This means the Sand Cranes (Uganda National beach Soccer team) will qualify automatically as hosts.
 
“It is a great opportunity for Uganda to be selected as the next hosts of the AFCON Beach Soccer Finals. We shall be looking forward to hosting a memorable tournament for all the teams that will come to our country,” noted  Uganda Beach Soccer Association Chairman Deo Mutabazi.
 
It will be the fourth edition of the AFCON Beach Soccer finals. This year’s edition will be hosted by Egypt.

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