Uganda joined Tanzania and Rwanda from the Council of East and Central African Football Associations (Cecafa) region for the CHAN tournament.
Uganda Cranes team before facing Burundi on Saturday.
Cranes have ejected Burundi to qualify for the 2020 Total Africa Nations
gave Uganda Cranes a 5th minute lead at the StarTimes Stadium in
Lugogo before two second half goals sealed it.
Sekajugo and Allan Okello netted Uganda Cranes other goals to make sure the
team won 3-0 to qualify on a 6-0 aggregate score.
“I am happy
to score one of the goals that have sent Uganda to the 2020 CHAN,” said Okello
after the game. Uganda eliminated Somalia in the first round before facing
joined Tanzania and Rwanda from the Council of East and Central African Football Associations
(Cecafa) region for the CHAN tournament.
Tanzania beat Sudan 2-1 in Khartoum last evening to qualify on an away goal’s rule since the teams tied 2-2 but Tanzania
scored two away from home.
qualified for the tournament on a 2-1 goal aggregate against Ethiopia. Ethiopia
managed to force a 1-1 draw in Kigali on Saturday, but lost the first leg 1-0.
This will be
the fifth time Uganda Cranes feature in a CHAN tournament after playing in the
2011 (Sudan), 2014 (South Africa), 2016 (Rwanda) and the 2018 (Morocco) editions.
tournament is played by players who feature in the different local Leagues in
their respective countries.