Uganda loses 5 –6 to Lesotho, bows out of Cosafa

Uganda Hippos’ midfielder Shafiq Kagimu battles for the ball with Lesotho’s Mokoteli Mohapi.

Uganda U-20 team bowed out of the Mopanu Copper Cosafa Under 20 Championship at the semi-final stage.

After a goal-less draw in normal time, Lesotho triumphed 6-5 in post match penalties at the Nkana Stadium on Friday.

Geofrey Wasswa, Shafiq Kagimu, Julius Poloto, Pius Obuya and Allan Okello managed to score their kicks with success.

Mujahid Ogama missed his chance.

Meanwhile, South Africa outwitted Egypt 1-0 in the first semi-final clash.

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Uganda will now play fellow guest nation Egypt in the third place play off as South Africa will face Lesotho in Saturday’s final.