Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin inspired his side to their first win at the Africa U17 Cup of Nations after beating host Tanzania 3-0 at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.
Uganda boosted their chances to the next round after losing their opening match to Angola.
Paa Kwesi Fabin and his team overcame the defeat to Angola and showed class by thumping the host nation.
Kawooya Andrew, Asaba Ivan and Najib Yiga scored to hand their side a victory.
The young cranes will next take on Nigeria in a must win encounter to make it into the semi-finals of the competition.
The Ugandan Football Association appointed Paa Kwesi Fabin to lead the team to glory at the Africa Cup of Nations.
By Frank Darkwah