Uganda Hippos Beat BUL in Second Friendly

Tuesday, January 17
*Uganda Hippos 1-0 BUL

Uganda Hippos edged UPL side BUL FC in a friendly at FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru.

Kataka forward Emmanuel Mukisa scored the only goal of the game on Tuesday.

The win, is the second for the Uganda Hippos who are preparing for the upcoming AFCON U20 Championship next month in Egypt.

The Hippos beat Jinja North United 1-0 on Monday and will now face BUL once again on Saturday.

Coach Jackson Mayanja made some changes in the starting XI, with the likes of Umar Lutalo, Ivan Irinimbabazi, Saidi Mayanja, Faisal Wabyoona and Ivan Asaba.

The team of 50, will be trimmed to 35 players before they shift base to Kisaasi from Njeru on Sunday.

The Hippos will be seeking to repeat the 2021 heroics when they went all the way to the final in a tournament held in Mauritania.

They are in Group B alongside Central Africa Republic, Congo Brazzaville, and South Sudan.

Uganda Hippos XI – Abdu Magada, Pius Ssebulime, Umar Lutalo, Ronald Madoi, Apollo Kagogwe, Ivan Irinimbabazi, Ibrahim Kasinde, Saidi Mayanja, Issa Bugembe, Faizo Wabyoona, Ivan Asaba



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