COSAFA U-20 Preview | Uganda Hippos Vs Swaziland

COSAFA U-20 Youth Championship:

  • Friday, 8th December 2017
  • Uganda Hippos Vs Swaziland – 3:30 p.m (East African Standard Time)
  • Arthur Davies Stadium, Kitwe

Uganda national U-20 team, The Hippos face Swaziland during their second game of the 2017 COSAFA U-20 Youth Championship in Zambia at the Arthur Davies Stadium in Kitwe on Friday afternoon.

Left back Mustapha Kizza vies for the ball against Zambia | ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

Head coach Mathias Lule and the rest of the technical team are looking at naming a similar side that has graced the turf before.

However,  few changes are expected with left winger Pius ‘TZ Iniesta’ Obuya expected to replace Allan Okello.

Lule has since the Monday victory called for more focus.

“We need to keep focused because there is still plenty of football and time ahead of us” Lule, a CAF ‘A’ licensed coach cautioned.

Midfielders Frank ‘Zaga’ Tumwesigye, Julius Poloto, Allan Okello and defensive shield Abubakar Kasule will the center of attention against Swaziland.

Captain Muhammed ‘Jaggarson’ Shaban is also expected to show up with intentions of extending his goal tally.

Vipers’ Steven Mukwala and BUL forward Hamisi Tibita will patner with Shaban upfront.

Probable Uganda U-20 XI: Saidi Keni (G.K), Fred Okot, Mustapha Kizza, Geofrey Wasswa, Mustapha Mujjuzi, Abubakar Kasule, Julius Poloto, Frank ”Zaga” Tumwesigye , Muhammed Shaban, Steven Mukwala, Allan  Okello

Subs Not Used: Ali Mwerusi (G.K), Eric Kibowa (G.K), Andrew Isiagi Okiring, Mujahid Ogama, Hamisi Tibita, David Owori, Shafiq Kuchi Kagimu, Pius Obuya, Victor Matovu

Match Day 3 Fixtures:

  • Angola Vs Namibia – Arthur Davies Stadium (12:30 p.m)
  • Uganda Vs Swaziland – Arthur Davies Stadium (3:30 p.m)
  • Angola Vs Zambia – Arthur Davies Stadium (7:30 p.m)


Match Day one:

  • Zambia 0-2 Uganda
  • Mozambique 0-1 Egypt
  • Swaziland 2-3 Malawi

Match Day Two:

  • Lesotho 0-0 Zimbabwe
  • South Africa 2-0 Mauritius


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