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U20 Women’s World Cup: Uganda beat South Africa to reach fourth round

Uganda U-20 team that started against South Africa. FUFA Photo

FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers
Third round, second leg
South Africa 0-0 Uganda
Uganda advances 1-0 on aggregate

Uganda U20 Women’s National Team has progressed to the fourth round of the 2022 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers after eliminating South Africa on Friday.

The team under the stewardship of coach Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi put up a spirited performance to earn a good result and thus advance to the next round.

The game played at Dobsonsville Stadium in Johannesburg ended in a goalless draw, a result that helped Uganda to sail through.

The first leg played two weeks ago at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende had ended 1-0 in favour of Uganda courtesy of Hadijah Nandago’s goal.

Therefore, Uganda will meet either Ghana or Zambia at the next stage which is the second last qualifying phase.

Coach Kiyingi was full praise of his charges, indicating they played according to script and hopes that the World Cup will be realized.

” I’m so happy that we have managed to eliminate South Africa. I thank my players for the commitment showed today and making sure we pick a good result. We only hope to keep the same attitude at the next round and achieve our ultimate target of qualifying to the World Cup.” He said as per FUFA website.

The team will get back to the country on Saturday afternoon aboard Ethiopian Airlines.
Source: FUFA website.


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