COSAFA U-20: Shaban finishes as top scorer as Uganda Hippos finish fourth


KCCA striker Mohammed Shaban finished as top scorer as Uganda Hippos made fourth in the COSAFA U-20 championship in Zambia.

Uganda fell 3-1 to fellow guest country, Egypt at the Arthur Davies Stadium in Kitwe during the third place playoff match on Saturday.

Ashraf Roshdi put the young Pharaohs ahead in the 19th minute, Shaban leveled with a well headed goal a minute to the halftime break.

Fourteen minutes into the second half, Roshdi once again scored past Eric Kibowa in Uganda’s goal posts.

Kibowa who marked his first start at the tournament was again beaten with an acrobatic effort by Abdelrahman Amr in the 90th minute.

South Africa won the tournament after overcoming Lesotho 2-1 in the final.

Uganda and Egypt were the two invited countries at the tournament.

Group Standings

Group A                      P          W        D          L          GF        GA       GD       Pts

Uganda                       3          1          2          0          5          3          +2        5

Malawi                        3          1          2          0          4          3          +1        5

Zambia                        3          1          1          1          2          2          0          4

Swaziland                   3          0          1          2          4          7          -3         1

 

Group B                    P          W        D          L          GF        GA       GD       Pts

South Africa               3          3          0          0          5          1          +4        9

Egypt                            3          2          0          1          4          2          +2        6

Mozambique              3          1          0          2          2          2          0          3

Mauritius                    3          0          0          3          0          6          -6         0

 

Group C               P          W        D          L          GF        GA       GD       Pts

Lesotho                       3          1          2          0          2          1          +1        5

Zimbabwe                  3          1          2          0          1          0          +1        5

Namibia                      3          1          1          1          2          2          0          4

Angola                         3          0          1          2          0          2          -2         1

 

Tournament Statistics

Matches Played: 22

Goals scored: 39

Biggest victory: Egypt 3-1 Uganda (Third-Place Play-Off, December 16)

Most goals in a game: 5 – Swaziland 2-3 Malawi (Group A, December 6)

Goal Scorers

4 – Muhammad Shaban (Uganda)

3 – Abdelrahman Amr (Egypt), Lyle Foster (South Africa), Luvuyo Mkatshana (South Africa),

2 – Roshdi Ashraf (Egypt), Order Mamba (Swaziland), Francisco Mwepu (Zambia), Patrick Phiri (Malawi), Raboama Koloti (Lesotho), Muzi Tsabedze (Swaziland)

1 – Hussein Abdelkader (Egypt), Peter Banda (Malawi), Kamo-Kamo Cumbane (Mozambique), Romario Hawiseb (Namibia), Domingos Junior (Mozambique), Mohamed Karem (Egypt), Francisco Madinga (Malawi), Rethabile Mokokoane (Lesotho), Stephen Mukwala (Uganda), Enzo Mungendje (Namibia), King Nasama (Zimbabwe), Nkosingiphile Ngcobo (South Africa), Allan Okello (Uganda), Kamogelo Sambo (South Africa)


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