Sudanese Clubs; El Merriekh, El Hilal Pullout of 2013 Cecafa Club Cup


visit web geneva;”>The Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) confirmed that the two Sudanese clubs will not be part of the draws to be made today in Khartoum. “The two clubs had internal issues with the Sudan FA and were decided left out, ” Cecafa Secretary General Nicholas Musonye explained in a communication.

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Musonye said after inspecting the States that will host North Darfur and South Kordofan on Sunday and Monday, they are convinced of the readiness.

The tournament which attracts the club champions in the Cecafa region will run June 18 to July 2.

The tournament which is supported by Rwanda President Paul Kagame with a prize money worth US$60,000 will have Tanzania’s Young Africans as the defending champions.

The teams to be drawn today include Express FC (Uganda), Tusker FC (Kenya), APR FC (Rwanda), Ports FC (Djibouti), Simba SC (Tanzania), Vital’O (Burundi), Falcons (Zanzibar), Merriekh El Fasher (Sudan), Al-Hilal Kaduugle (Sudan), Al Nasir (South Sudan) and Elman (Somalia).


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