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AFCON U23 Qualifiers: Uganda pitted against Guinea in second round


The Uganda National U23 football side, the Kobs will play Guinea in the second round of the U23 Afrcia Cup of Nations qualifiers.

This is after a draw carried out on Thursday afternoon in Rabat, Morocco.

Uganda will host the first leg between 21st and 23rd October before Guinea hosts the return leg between a week later.

Both Uganda and Guinea were exempted from the first round due to their coefficient in African football.

The aggregate winner between Uganda and Guinea will play the winner of Nigeria Vs South Sudan/ Tanzania in March next year in the last qualification round.

South Sudan and Tanzania will verse themselves in first round before the winner plays Nigeria.

The U23 AFCON will take place in June 2023 and will serve as qualifying tournament to the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.

Eight nations will take part in the tournament which includes hosts, Morocco.

Uganda has never qualified to the U23 AFCON finals in their history.

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