Uganda Drawn in Group K for 2025 AFCON Qualifiers

By Peter Otai

Uganda has been drawn in group K of the qualifiers of the 2025 Morocco AFCON that were held today afternoon in south Africa. Uganda is in the same group with South Africa,Congo Brazevile, and neighbours South Sudan.
Uganda who have not played at the Afcon finals since 2019 last faced South Africa, last edition’s bronze medalists in 2005 with Bafana beating Uganda at Namboole. Bafana Bafana where the last team to beat Uganda at Namboole before Algeria of resent doing the same at the world cup qualifiers.
Congo Brazzaville were the side Uganda eliminated in the mini-qualifiers for the 2013 qualifiers despite a heavy 3-1 loss in the first leg played in Brazzaville.For South Sudan, the last competitive meeting was in the qualifiers for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with the Bright Stars shocking Uganda with a 1-0 defeat in Nairobi courtesy of Tito Okello first half goal.

The qualifiers begin in September this year and will be complete in 90 days with the final tournament scheduled for December next year.

The fixture

Uganda will start with Bafana Bafana away, then host Congo Brazzaville in September before back to back fixtures against South Sudan in October and then host and visit South Africa and Congo respectively in November this year.