Uganda U-20 National Team (The Hippos) convincingly overcame Tanzania 4-1 during the final of the 2020 CECAFA U-20 Challenge Cup. The game took place at the Black Rhino Academy sports center in Karatu on Wednesday, 2nd December 2020.
Richard Basangwa, Steven Sserwadda, Ivan Bogere and Kenneth Semakula scored Uganda’s four goals.
Selemani Hamis got the only goal for the hosts. They who won the tournament in 2019 after overcoming Kenya 1-0 in the final played at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.
Uganda’s captain Gavin Kizito Mugweri, Azizi Kayondo and Ivan Bogere picked cautions.
Bogere finished as the tournament top scorer with 5 goals. And South Sudan’s goalkeeper Simon Jackson was best goalkeeper of the tournament.
The trophy aside, Uganda also earned a berth to the AFCON U-20 Championship that will take place in Mauritania.
Uganda has further stamped authority of football dominance in the CECAFA region.
Uganda is the reigning CECAFA Champion in U-15 (boys), U-17 (Girls), U-17 (Boys), CECAFA Kagame Club Cup (KCCA Football Club) and the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup (Uganda Cranes).