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Green light as Uganda Hippos Outmuscles Cameroon In First Leg At Lugogo

  • Cameroon goalkeeper Christopher Atangana Assimba reacts faster to foil a Uganda Hippos attack

  • Uganda Hippos 1-0 Cameroon

Uganda National U-20 team, the Hippos overcame Cameroon in the opening leg of the first leg of the Total CAF U-20 qualifier played at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo in Kampala on Saturday.

Vipers Sports Club forward Steven Mukwala scored the decisive goal of the day.

Mukwala scored in the 44th minute of the game after an assist by left back Robert Kitabalwa.

The goal margin would have widened had Mukwala, Allan Okello and defender Geofrey Wasswa converted their respective chances created.

Uganda’s Abubaker Kasule and Kitabalwa were cautioned by Kenyan referee Peter Waweru.

The match was also watched by the FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo, members of the Executive Committee, delegates, FUFA staff and a size number of fans.

The return leg will be played this coming weekend in Yaoundé.

Team Line Ups:

Uganda Hippos XI:

Saidi Keni (GK), Paul Willa, Robert Kitabalwa, Mustafa Mujuzi, Geofrey Wasswa, Abubaker Kasule, Julius Poloto (Captain), Ivan Eyam, Steven Mukwala, Frank Tumwesigye, Allan Okello

Subs:

Denis Otim (G.K), Fred Okot, Bashir Asiku, Faisal Ssekyanzi, Raymond Onyai, Herbert Achai, Hamisi Tibita

Ibrahim Abba closes down Allan Okello during the game

Cameroon XI:

Christopher Atangana Assimba (G.K), Ignatius Kpene Ganago, Karl Ndendi Kegne, Sob Franck Fomeyem, Felix Kamdem Arnold, Ibrahim Abba, Noise Sakava Sangaola, Sali Boubakary, Martin Ako Assomo

Subs:

Nathan Yontsi Iyenngue (G.K), Grace Abel Makani, Hassana Abbo Mamoudou, Enow Takane Boris, Steve Bonny Elame, Landry Abessolo, Taddeus Nkeng

Head coach: Christophe Ousmanou

 

 

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