Uganda Cranes take a 3-1 lead ahead of the return leg for the CHAN 2020 Qualifiers next weekend in Kampala.
During the first leg played at the Al Haji Hussein Guled Stadium in Djibouti, Uganda Cranes carried the day 3-1.
Striker Patrick Henry Kaddu, left back Mustafa Kizza and holding midfielder Taddeo Lwanga scored the goals for the visiting team.
Farhan Mohamed Ahmed got the consolation for Somalia who travel to Uganda for the return leg next week.
Kaddu scored the opener via a well taken kick from the penalty mark on the stroke of half time for a 1-0 lead.
Kizza added the second in the 64th minute and Lwanga capped the icing on the cake with three minutes to play.
Farhan got a late consolation for the home side with about four minutes to play.
The game was relayed live on 102.1 FUFA f.m, the Football radio and across all official social media plat forms.
Uganda Cranes XI Vs Somalia:
Charles Lukwago (KCCA FC), Paul Willa (Vipers SC), Kizza Mustafa (KCCA FC), John Revita (Express FC), Awany Dennis Timothy (KCCA FC), Lwanga Tadeo (Vipers SC), Mutyaba Muzamiru (KCCA FC), Allan Kyambadde (KCCA FC), Kaddu Patrick Henry (KCCA FC), Allan Okello (KCCA FC), Kayiwa Allan (Vipers SC)
James Alitho (URA FC), Tom Masiko (Vipers SC), Mbowa Paul Patrick (URA FC), Ibrahim Juma Sadam (KCCA FC), Kagimu Shafik Kuchi (URA FC), Serunkuma Dan Muzeyi (Vipers SC), Musitafa Mujjuzi