FUFA rewarded the U20 Hippos with $160,000 for reaching the U-20 AFCON finals.
This was announced by president Moses Magogo in a luncheon held in Entebbe to welcome the team back.
The Hippos lost 2-0 to Ghana in the final match but put an impressive display throughout the tournament. It was also the first time Uganda qualified for the tournament.
The president also highlighted the important role that this U-20 team will play to take Uganda to the 2026 world cup.