Uganda will have to wait a little longer before thay attempt to seal a spot at the U17 Women’s World Cup.
This is after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) decided to postpone the final phase of qualification due to the Corona Virus.
The qualification had reached it final bend with six nations eyeing the three available slots-for Africa.
Uganda was slated to face West African giants Cameroon-in May, in one of the three fixtures.
However, CAF has now opted to push both the first and second legs of the ties to a later date, yet to be communicated.
To reach this stage, Ayub Khalifa’s side who are barely a year old-since inception, breezed past both Ethiopia and Tanzania in the preliminary and first rounds respectively.
After overcoming Ethiopia 5-1 on aggregate in round one, they had to do it the hard way against Tanzania, coming from a 2-1 first leg defeat to win the tie 6-2.
Cameroon took care of Sao Tome and Principe 10-0 on aggregate in the last round.
The other two ties pit South Africa against Morocco while Ghana will face off against neighbours Nigeria.
Uganda is attempting to reach a first ever global footballing tournament finals (both men and women).
The 2020 U17 Women’s World Cup was slatted for later this year but it is also understood that it will be postponed.