How Uganda could seal qualification with two games to go

Games on matchday four in group B are very important to all the four teams involved in the group as far as qualifying for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations tournament is concerned.

We take a look at how things could end up on Monday with the Uganda Cranes and Burkina Faso edging closer to sealing a slot at the 33rd AFCON edition in Cameroon

Uganda and Burkina Faso are tied on seven points after three games, the latter holds top spot by virtue of scoring more goals than Uganda so far.

The Cranes have scored three goals and conceded none whereas the Burkinabe have scored five goals and conceded two.

The simple bit of mathematics involved is that should Uganda and Burkina Faso register victories, they will both seal qualification for the 2022 AFCON.

What will be left to play for will be to determine in the remaining two fixtures will be who finishes first and second respectively.

But Malawi and South Sudan also do have a slim chance of qualifying and will do their chances better if they win on Monday.

Malawi who lie third on the standings with three points from three games will be chasing a win in order to take their tally to six points, rejuvenating their qualifications chances heading into the final qualifiers.

Uganda Cranes face South Sudan in a do or die affair for the Bright Stars who are pointless so far from three games, they must win if they are to hold any slender chance of qualifying.

Uganda sealed qualification for the 2017 AFCON on the final day of the qualifiers, while Patrick Kaddu’s goal against Cape Verde in Namboole secured qualification for the 2019 AFCON with one game to go.

Can they Cranes go one better and seal qualification with two games to go, going by their history of having qualification mathematics?

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