The Uganda U17 National Football side the Cubs have been drawn against hosts Morocco in Group A ahead of the 2021 AFCON U17 Championship scheduled between March 13th 31st.
Other group A nations are Zambia and Ivory Coast.
The draws of the youthful nations tourney was held Wednesday afternoon at the CAF headquarters.
It will be the second appearance for the Cubs at this stage having made their debut in 2019 in Tanzania where they finished third in the group.
A brief about Cubs opponents at the tournament.
Hosts Morocco’s best performance came in 2013 when they finished in 4th place.
On the other hand, Ivory Coast will be making their sixth appearance at the tourney which they won in 2013 as well as finishing 3rd and 4th in 2005 and 2011 respectively.
Cosafa side Zambia like their counterparts South Africa, qualified as Cosafa champions.
The final groups.
Group A – Morocco, Uganda, Zambia, Ivory Coast
Group B – Nigeria, Tanzania, Algeria, Congo
Group C – Cameroon, Senegal, Mali, South Africa.