Seychelles Under 16 football team loses to Uganda
(Seychelles News Agency) - The Seychelles Under 16 football team has lost its home game against Uganda in the first leg qualifiers for the 2015- Under 17 African Championship (CAN U - 17).
Uganda scored twice while Seychelles managed only one goal in the match played this afternoon at ‘Stad Linite’ the main stadium on the island.
The Seychelles side will now have to double their efforts when they face the same team in another 2 weeks’ time as they head to Uganda for the away leg.
The winner of the encounter after the two matches will face Rwanda in the next qualifying round.
The African football championship for players under 17, organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) is held every two years.
Ivory Coast is the defending champion after beating Nigeria in final of the last competition in 2013.