Gavin Kizito Credit: FUFA Media
  • AFCON U20 Final
  • Saturday, March 6
  • Ghana vs. Uganda – 11:00pm, EAT

Uganda Hippos captain Gavin Kizito says the team is under no pressure as they prepare to take on Ghana in the AFCON U20 final.

The Hippos who are having an incredible run in their first appearance at the continent face three-time winners of the competition Ghana on Saturday night at Stade Cheikha Ould Boïdiya in Mauritania.

“We are not under pressure,” said Kizito during the pre-match presser. “We know that if we are fit, we can take on any challenge that comes our way.

The SC Villa right back is confident Hippos will lift the trophy.

“We are fit and ready to face Ghana. We believe in our selves and we shall come out as victors in the final.”

Journey to the Finals

Group Stage

  • Uganda 2-0 Mozambique
  • Cameroon 1-0 Uganda
  • Mauritania 1-2 Uganda

Quarterfinals

  • Uganda 0(5)-0(3) Burkina Faso.

Semifinals

  • Uganda 4-1 Tunisia

Franklin Kaweru is the Editor in Chief of Kawowo Sports. He is an ardent basketball enthusiast.

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