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Hippos play to 1 all draw in Africa U-20 tie

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 2nd April 2016 07:39 PM

Edrisa Lubega equalized for Uganda after trailing 1-o

Hippos play to 1 all draw in Africa U-20 tie

Uganda Hippos assistant coach Richard Wasswa (right) conducts a training session. Photo by Stephen Mayamba

Edrisa Lubega equalized for Uganda after trailing 1-o

Africa U-20 Cup of Nations  

Result

First round  

First leg  

Rwanda 1 Uganda 1  
Return leg  
April 23  

Uganda v Rwanda.  

Uganda Hippos  played  to 1 all  draw  with Rwanda  away  in Kagali  in the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations qualifiers today evening.

The hosts first took the lead through Blaise  Itangishishaka  strike  before on  form Edrisa Lubega equalized for Uganda.

The  team  is  expected  to  return  tomorrow or Monday. Uganda will  host  the  return leg on April 23.

Zambia will host the AFCON U-20finals in 2017. Three rounds will be played before any team makes it to the finals.

The winner between Uganda and Rwanda over two legs will play Egypt in the second round.  

The Africa U-20 Cup of Nations (previously known as the African Youth Championship or the African U-20 Championship) is the main international youth football competition for CAF nations.  
 

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