Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad was amongst those watching the final in Tanzania where next year’s U-17 Nations Cup will also be staged.
Samson Kasozi nodded in Uganda Cubs’ first goal after 15 minutes before Abdul Wahad Iddi added two more in the second-half to make it 3-0.
Ethiopia scored a late consolation goal when Wondimagegn Bunaro struck from the penalty spot.
Uganda Cubs had shocked hosts Tanzania 3-1 in the last four, while Ethiopia had stopped Rwanda at the semi-final stage.
Tanzania, who had already qualified for next year’s tournament as hosts, managed to finish third after beating the Rwanda Junior Wasps in a penalty shoot-out in the play-off match.
“We are happy that it is the first time our U-17s qualify for the Nations Cup. This qualification is testimony that we are doing good work in youth development,” Moses Magogo, the Uganda FA President said.
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