KAMPALA, UGANDA: The Uganda U23 Men’s National Team, the Kobs have learnt their qualification path to next year’s U23 Africa Cup of Nations following the draws for the qualification phase that was conducted on Thursday, August 18.
The Kobs will face Guinea at the second qualifying round with the latter hosting the first leg between 21st -23rd of October in Conakry while the return leg will be in Kampala a week later.
If Uganda progresses to the third round, they will face either Nigeria or the winner between South Sudan and Tanzania.
South Sudan meet Tanzania at the first round, with the winner meeting Nigeria in the subsequent round.
The third round ties will be played in March next year, with the winners of the seven fixtures joining hosts Morocco to make a total of eight teams at the final tournament.
It should be noted that the tournament also serves as Qualifiers for the 2024 Olympic Games that will be held in Paris, France.
The top three teams (Champions, Runners-up and bronze medlaists) will represent Africa at the 2024 Summer Olympics.
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