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2023 U-20 AFCON: Mayanja Takes Positive From Uganda Ouster

2023 U-20 AFCON:  Mayanja Takes Positive From Uganda Ouster

Uganda coach Jackson Mayanja was full of praise for his players following their 1-0 defeat to Nigeria in the quarter-finals of the 2022 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations.

Ibrahim Juma’s own goal separated both teams on the night .

The Hippos also missed out on a place at the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup

“The dream has come to an end like football. I am so happy for my boys. They had a fantastic game today,” Mayanja said.

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The Hippos dominated large parts of the match but failed to make best use of their opportunities at the Suez Canal Stadium in Ismailia.

“We had a very good tournament, I think the players enjoyed the game,” the fornsr Cranes midfielder said.

“They have done what we told them to do. They have played a fantastic game.

“We didn’t qualify but this is something we are building a new style of play for the template of Ugandan football.

“We have left a mark in this tournament with our display.”


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