UEFA Assist: Uganda U17 Team Fail First Hurdle

Tuesday, March 5
Cameroon 4-1 Uganda
Morocco 1-0 Belarus
Tanzania 0-1 Guinea
Turkey 4-1 Australia
Seneagl 2-0 Nigeria
Montenegro 2-1 Angola

Uganda’s U17 team, the Cubs lost to Cameroon by 4-1 in the first match of the ongoing UEFA Assist U17 International Tournament in Antalya, Turkey on Tuesday afternoon.

The match was postponed to today after bad weather couldn’t allow the initial fixture to go ahead yesterday.

Mbarara City Junior Team forward Mugisha Rogers scored for the Cubs while Mvoue Steve and a hat-trick from Wamba Leonel sealed the victory for Cameroon.

The Cubs dominated the first half with several chances created. Mugisha managed to get the lead with a shot on target in the 18th minute before Wamba equalised for Cameroon in the 39th minute to go into the break all level.

In the second half, things turned ugly for Cubs. Cameroonians capitalised on their chances to take the lead 14 minutes after the break.

Uganda are placed in Group 2 with Cameroon, Morocco and Belarus.

Uganda Cubs XI

Oyo Delton, Sekimbegga Kevin, Ibrahim Juma, John Rogers, Kizito Gavin, Ekellot Ibrahim, Sekajja Davis, Kakaire Thomas, Mugulusi Isma, Kakande Shafic, Mugisha Rogers


Komakech Jack,Wasswanga Shafiki, Mwaka Polycarp, Opaala Edrine Mukisa, Alou John Kokas, Asaba Ivan, Kasozi Samson, Kiddawalime Soul, Jarieko James



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