AFCON U20: Uganda Hippos Leave for Tanzania

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Uganda Hippos have this morning left the country for Tanzania aboard Uganda Airlines.

The Hippos Head Coach Morley Byekwaso named a final 20-man squad that will participate in AFCON U-20 Zonal qualification tournament.

The 20-man squad has two goalkeepers, six defenders, eight midfielders, and four strikers.

Despite Defender Gavin Kizito Mugweri missing the team’s buildup match against KCCA FC on Sunday due to Malaria and Ivan Asaba nursing an ankle injury, both have been deemed fit to travel.

Also, towering midfielder Alpha Ssali, a son to musician Moses Ssali alias Bebe Cool made the final traveling squad.

The AFCON U-20 CECAFA zonal qualification tournament will kick off on 23rd November to 6th December 2020 in Arusha, Tanzania.

Uganda Hippos are placed in group B with Eritrea, Burundi, and South Sudan.

Final Traveling Delegation:


Goalkeepers: Jack Komakech and Denis Ssenyondwa Kaala

Defenders: Richard Bbosa, Abdu Aziizi Kayondo, Musa Ramathan, Gavin Kizito Mugweri, Kenneth Ssemakula, Joseph Kafumbe

Midfielders: Isma Mugulusi,  Steven Sserwadda, Joseph Kizza Bukenya, Ivan Asaba, Yiga Najib, Ashiraf Mulindi, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Alpha Thierry Ssali

Forwards: Ivan Bogere, Richard Basangwa, Faisal Wabyoona, Raymond Onyai


Leader of delegation: Ibrahim Rasoul Ariga

Head coach: Morley Byekwaso

Fitness coach: Felix Ayobo

Goalkeeping coach: Billy Kiggundu

Team Coordinator: Joan Namusisi

Team Doctor: Yahaya Katumba

Kits Manager: Frank Bumpeje

Media Officer: Farid Mpagi

Source – ChimpReports

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