A man of the match performance by all-rounder Patrick Ochan helped Uganda to their first victory of this ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup and sent Scotland home without a win.

Ochan's 64 - the first fifty by a Uganda batsman in the tournament - together with his 3-29 gave his side a 69-run win in the Plate Championship play-off final on Friday.

And that success means they have one more match to play, the final against Ireland on Saturday with the winners able to call themselves the 13th ranked team in the tournament.

Uganda reached 214-9 after being sent into bat by Scotland captain Kasaim Farid and then bowled their opponents out for 145.

The Africans' total was comfortably their highest of the tournament, eclipsing the 137 they made against New Zealand and Ochan played a big role in getting them there.

He faced faced 81 balls and hit 11 fours in 91 minutes at the crease and together with Jimmy Okello (13) he added 76 for the third wicket, Uganda's best stand for any wicket in the five matches they have played.

Afterwards coach Sam Walusimbi said: "I thought Patrick batted very well.

"He was very positive, played some lovely shots and he never looked like getting out until he was dismissed."

Even with Ochan's effort, Uganda were still wobbling at 145-6 as Gordon Goudie (3-40) and Umair Mohammed (3-38) bowled effectively.

But Emmanuel Isaanez, who later took 4-20, played a superb innings of 41 to help was vital in getting them past 200.

He faced just 41 balls and hit five fours and a six as he added 65 for the seventh wicket with Emmanuel Nakaana (16).

Extras also helped Uganda's cause. Scotland conceded 46 of them to take their tally given away in five matches to a whooping 137.

The total against Uganda included 25 wides, which meant they had given the opposition 92 runs in wide balls during the tournament, and also 15 byes.

Those byes were conceded by captain Kasaim Farid, who took over behind the stumps in place of Andrew Hislop, who had a slight groin strain. Farid did the job against Ireland in a warm-up game but those byes were the first Scotland conceded in the tournament.

Scotland's other wicket-taker was Sean Weeraratna (1-39), although Moneeb Iqbal deserved special praise after bowling his 10 overs for just 23 runs.

In reply Scotland lost the early wicket of Goudie for no score but still seemed well-placed at 79-2 when, not for the first time in this tournament, their batting fell to pieces.

Apart from Farid (29), only opener Iqbal (27) and Weeraratna (22) reached 20 with Ochan and Isaanez cutting a swathe through the middle and lower order as the last six wickets went down for just nine runs.

Uganda's other wicket-takers were the impressive Okello (1-10 in seven overs) and Davis Arinaitwe (2-28).

"We batted poorly and conceded too many extras again - that has been the story of the tournament for us," lamented Farid afterwards.

"Without all those extras and if we had batted in pairs then we would have had a chance.

"In the last couple of games we have not played like we can and as we did against Sri Lanka in our opening match.

"But we are still a developing country and we have developed during this tournament. Maybe in the future good things can come from this."

Uganda now have to do it all again on Saturday and Walusimbi was under no illusions about the task that confronted his players now.

"It will be a very tough match," he said. "Ireland are a good side and we have to contain their captain Morgan.

"We beat them in a warm-up game but they will be all out for revenge now."