Sudan to host CECAFA tournament after nine years

Sudan has been confirmed as hosts for the CECAFA U-20 Championship which will also act as the Zonal qualifiers for the U-20 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The Executive Committee of the Council of Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) on Tuesday awarded Sudan the opportunity to host the competition after they had earlier sent in their bid together with Rwanda.…

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CECAFA Women’s U20 Championship: Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania kick off with victory

Hosts Uganda and Ethiopia earned comfortable results on Saturday as the 2021 CECAFA Women’s U20 Championship started at the FUFA Technical Centre. In the three games played, Ethiopia routed Djibouti 7-0, Uganda defeated Burundi 5-1 while Tanzania nicked a 1-0 victory over Eritrea. Tanzania set the tone of the tournament, winning the opening game thanks to a stoppage time goal…

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Caf allows 5,000 fans to attend CCL semi-final games

Caf has permitted 5,000 fans to attend the two Champions League semi-final first-leg games on Saturday.  Esperance welcome defending champions Al Ahly to the Stade Olympique de Rades. Meanwhile Wydad Casablanca host Kaizer Chiefs at the Mohammed V Stadium in another intriguing fixture. The body disclosed on Friday that the host teams requested fans’ presence in their stadiums for the…

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Uganda wins Cecafa U20 championship

The Uganda U20 national team have emerged as the winners for the 2020 Cecafa U20 Championship. This comes after their 4-1 win against Tanzania at the Black Rhino Academy in Arusha on Wednesday. The Hippos got the goals from Richard Basangwa, Steven Sserwada, Ivan Bogere and Kenneth Semakula. Meanwhile, the immediate former champions scored their only goal via Abdul Suleiman.…

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Cecafa U20 to be played with no spectators

The Confederation of African Football has ordered the Cecafa U20 tournament to be played behind closed doors. The regional competition is set to kick-off on November 20 and will run until December 2nd in Arusha Tanzania. Although Tanzania have their Mainland Premier League attended by fans, the African body has maintained the tournament will be played without fans. Now, according to TFF secretary…

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