Hippos whip Royal Giants 8-0 in trials


The Uganda U-20 football team ‘Hippos’ had a friendly assessment match with Royal Giant SS Mityana which they won on 8 -0 at the KCCA Stadium, Lugogo.

Six goals came in the first half of the game scored  Pius Wanji with a brace, Zaake Luboyera, Muhammad Shaban and Allan Okello while the other three came in the second half by Joseph Janjali, Alfred Leku  and Stephen Mukwara.

The trial match was the last non residential training before the team enters residential camp on Thursday at Mandela Sports Hotel, Namboole.

Team coach Kefa Kisala expressed his confidence in the team relating to the superb display from the boys in their trial match.

“Though we haven’t been with the players most of the time. I am confident that they will give the best because they have been engaged in different competitions with  their clubs and Schools,” noted Kisala.

Hippos Starting Lineup for the first half:

James Ahebwa (GK) ,Fred Okot, Ronald Nkonge, Geofrey Wasswa, Mustafa Mujjuzi ,Emmanuel Olinga, Shafik Kagimu, Allan Okello, Pius Wanji, Muhammad Shaban and Zaake Luboyera.

Second Half team: Michael Nantamu,Umar Mukobe, Hassan Musana, Geoffrey Wasswa ,Musatafa Mujuzi ,Daniel Shabena, Julius Poloto, Nicholas Kagaba, Yasin Mugume, Alfred Leku and Joseph Jjanjali.

Subs : Ali Lugolobi , Stephen Mukwara, Halid Lwaliwa and Frank Twesigye

Head Coach: Kefa Kisala

1st  Assistant : Richard Wasswa

2nd Assistant : Arthur Kyesimira

Goalkeeping Coach: Daniel Kiwanuka


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