Uganda U-17 national team (Cubs) convincingly out-smarted the AFCON 2019 hosts Tanzania 3-0 in a one-sided group A game played at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam on Wednesday.
Uganda’s goals were scored by Andrew Kawooya, Ivan Asaba and Najib Yiga.
Kawooya opened the scores with a 16th-minute goal off Rogers Mugisha assist.
Mugisha assisted Asaba for the second after 28 minutes as the first half read in 2-0 in bold in favour of the Ugandans.
Yiga wrapped up the scoring business on the evening for Uganda with a well-drilled header, 14 minutes from full time.
All the three changes were made for Uganda. Abdulwahid Iddi, Isma Mugulusi and John Alou were introduced for Rogers Mugisha, Andrew Kawooya and Ivan Asaba respectively.
Uganda is now third in group A, three points behind leaders Nigeria who overcame Angola 1-0 and Angola on a head to head basis
Uganda’s Ivan Asaba was named the Total man of the match.
ack Komakech (G.K), Justine Opiro, Kevin Ssekimbegga, Gavin Kizito, Samson Kasozi, Rogers Mugisha (58′ Abdulwahid Iddi ), Thomas Kakaire, Andrew Kawooya (62′ Isma Mugulusi), Davis Ssekajja, Najib Yiga, Ivan Asaba (84′ John Alou)
Subs Not Used:
Delton Oyo (G.K), Patrick Mubiru (G.K), James Jarieko, Edrine Mukisa Opaala, Innocent Opira, Polycarp Mwaka,
Suspended: Ibrahim Juma
Head coach: Samuel Kwasi Fabin Paa
First assistant coach: Jackson Magera
Second assistant coach: Hamuza Lutalo