Tanzania and Uganda have qualified for the 2021 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations that will take place in Morocco next year.
The Ugandan youngsters beat a resilient Djibouti 1-0 at Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu on Sunday, December 20; while Tanzania defeated Ethiopia 4-3 on penalties to book a place in the final of the CECAFA U-17 tournament.
The two East African neighbors will also tussle it out in the final slated for Tuesday, December 22; a tie that will decide the regional champion.
The upcoming U-17 African Nations Cup will be a continental showpiece that will also act as a qualifier tournament that will decide which African countries will play in the U-17 World Cup.
Rwanda which hosted this edition of the U-17 CECAFA tournament was knocked out of the competition on Friday, December 18 after mastering only one point in three matches.