Uganda Kobs (national under 23 side) have beaten their counter parts from Rwanda by 2-1 in an exciting game played at Amahoro stadium in Kigali.
Faruk Miya, the team captain for the Kobs opened the scoring with a decent 10th minute penalty before Rwanda equalized after 60 minutes through Dominique Savio Nshuti.
Second half substitute, Muzamiru Mutyaba got the winner moments after being introduced for an injured Erisa Ssekisambu.
The Kobs will carry this lead come the second leg on the 30th MAY 2015 at Nakivubo Stadium in Kampala.
The winner over the two legs will play Egypt at the next stage.
FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo was among the hundreds of passionate Ugandans who played the 13th man role.
Uganda Kobs XI:
Jamal Salim(G.K), Joseph Nsubuga, Bakaki Shafiq, Ibrahim Kiyemba, Brian Ochwo, Derrick Tekkwo, Tom Masiko, Keziron Kizito, Farouk Miya, John Semazi and Erisa Sekisambu
Subs: James Alitho (G.K), Deus Bukenya, Tadeo Lwanga , Muzamiru Mutyaba, Martin Kiiza, Umar Kasumba, Fahad Muhhamad Head
Coach: Milutin ‘Micho’ Sedrojevic
Assistant: Frank Anyau
Goal Keeping Coach: Sadiq Wassa