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Uganda to play two AFCON bound teams in Abu Dhabi

David GOMBE

Uganda Cranes will play two games with two Africa Cup of Nations bound teams Gabon and Mauritania.

Uganda will face Gabon on 30th, December before taking on Mauritania on 1st, January, 2022.
Both games will be played in Abu Dhabi.

Gabon is in group C of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations alongside Morocco, Ghana and Comoros.

Mauritania is in group F with Tunisia, Mali and Gambia.

Uganda failed to make it to the continental showpiece after finishing third in group B of the qualification phase with Burkina Faso and Malawi making it to the final tournament respectively.

The 33rd edition of the AFCON tournament will be staged in Cameroon and will kick off on 9th January to 6th February, 2022.

Hosts Cameroon will kick off the campaign with Burkina Faso. Algeria are the defending champions, having won the 2019 edition

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