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AFCON 2023: Uganda coach bullish ahead of Nigeria game


February 28, 2023

Uganda head coach, Jackson Mayanja says he is looking forward to his side’s quarter-final clash against the Flying Eagles of Nigeria.

The Hippos finished toped of Group B with five points from three games.

Meanwhile, Flying Eagles defender, Solomon Agbalaka has said securing a place in the semi-finals at the 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations remains the team’s target.

Agbalaka was named the Man of the Match for the second time in the competition as Nigeria cruised to a comfortable 2-0 victory to secure second place in Group A.

The quarter-final fixture will be played at the Suez Canal Stadium, Ismailia on Thursday, March 2.