Nickname : Cranes
How they qualified: beat South Sudan 0-0, 5-1; beat Rwanda 3-0, 0-2
Previous participations (3) : 2011 – first round, 2014 – first round ; 2016 – first round
Head Coach : Sebastien Desabre (France)
Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has appointed Ghanaian Samuel Fabin Kwesi as the head coach for the national U-17 and U-20 teams for a period of one year.