KAMPALA, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Hosts Uganda have qualified for the finals of the junior category (U-18) at the ongoing 2018 Africa Zone 5 International Handball Federation Challenge Cup.
Uganda beat Ethiopia 35-21 in the first semifinal match, while Rwanda also proved too strong for Kenya whom they defeated in the second semifinal game played at the Mandela National Stadium Complex on Saturday.
"We are going all out to make sure we win the trophy on Sunday. We need to do it in-front of our fans," Uganda's leading scorer with 27 goals Vincent Tibamwenda told Xinhua after the game.
In the other games played on Saturday Somalia defeated Tanzania 24-22 in the play-off for 5th/6th place in the junior category.
Hosts Uganda finished third in the youth category (U-20) after stopping Somalia, 36-17, while Burundi beat Sudan 38-15 to finish in fourth position.