The D-day for Uganda Hippos to make more history is today on Saturday as the 2021 AFCON U20 Tournament in Mauritania will climax with the Uganda Hippos battling Ghana in the historical final at the Olympique Stadium in Nouakchott.
While speaking at the Pre-Match Press Conference, Hippos Head Coach Morley Byekwaso believes it is time for his team to accomplish the mission by winning the trophy.
Byekwaso said that it’s has been a long journey to the final as they have gone through many challenges but they remained strong and victorious.
“Calmness is the key to our victories since the beginning and we have no pressure. We shall only be fighting to become champions. Ghana is good but we believe in ourselves and ready to challenge them. Like we have been playing in the previous games, we shall bring out what we are best at doing naturally. We expect a very tough match but it is for us to accomplish our mission by winning the trophy” said Byekwaso.
Similarly, Hippos skipper Gavin Kizito said that they are ready to fight for everything while on the pitch.
“We know that if we are fit, we can take on any challenge that comes our way. We are fit and ready to face Ghana. We believe in ourselves and we shall come out as victors in the final,” said Gavin Kizito.
The match will be played at 8:00pm (11:00pm E.A.T).