Senegal will aim to progress to the quarter-finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations when they come up against Uganda, in Cairo on Friday night.

Senegal qualified after finishing second in Group C and will draw on the confidence gained from the 3-0 win over Kenya on Monday as they look to go all the way in the competition.

Uganda also finished second in their group but were far from convincing as they only won one game. They will need a much-improved performance to secure a place in the quarter-finals when they meet Senegal.

What is the kick-off time?

The match will start at exactly 17:00GMT

What is the form of Uganda in comparison to Senegal 

Uganda won against DR Congo, drew to Zimbabwe and lost to Egypt.

Senegal won two and lost one at the group stage. 

Team News: Who is available, injured or suspended?

Uganda: Sébastien Desabre has no injury concerns ahead of the meeting with Senegal.

Senegal: First choice goalkeeper Eduard Mendy ruled out with injury while defender Salif Sane is doubtful.


Denis Onyango: We know Senegal are a good team with a good manager, so we need to be focused. 

Sadio Mane: We saw the kind of football they played against Egypt and they are a very good side. We must be at our best against Uganda. 

Aliou Cisse: Uganda are a strong team, they defend and attack well, We are ready – our motivation is simply to win.

Head to Head record

Uganda have never beaten Senegal in the five meetings these two have met. Senegal has won twice and the other three has ended in a draw.

Predicted XI

SENEGAL: Gomis, Koulibaly, Wague, Kouyate, Sane, Ndiaye Gueye, Diatta, Balde, Konate, Sadio Mane

UGANDA: Onyango, Juuko, Aucho, Mugabi, Wasswa, Azira, Walusimbi, Okwi, Kaddu, Miya, Abdu