2021 CECAFA U-23 Challenge Cup:

Classification match: Uganda Vs DR Congo

Monday, 26th July – Bahir Dar International Stadium, 2 PM

It is pride at stake as Uganda Kobs (U-23 team) take on guest Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in a classification game of the 2021 CECAFA Challenge Cup.

The afternoon game will take place at the Bahir Dar International Stadium on Monday, 26th July 2021.

This will be the second classification game after hosts Ethiopia having played Eritrea in the early kick off.

Uganda and DR Congo bowed out of the tournament following their dismissal performance in group A.

Uganda Kobs team that faced Tanzania (Credit: FUFA Media)

The Kobs scored two points in the group matches played after two stalemates; 0-0 with DRC and 1-all with Tanzania.

Tanzania had earlier defeated DRC 1-0 to progress as group leaders on four points.

Kobs head coach Morley Byekwaso expects the players to raise their game against DRC with an improved performance.

“We want to better our performance and finish in a respectable position. We eye an improved performance against DR Congo” Byekwaso stated.

Byekwaso is expected to name a couple of changes on the team that played in the group stages across all the departments in defence, midfield and attack.

Forward Ivan Bogere who was rested in the first DRC duel and was only introduced in the Tanzanian contest could start the game.

Defender Gavin Kizito Mugweri and midfielder Sadam Masereka may be accorded playing time.

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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