URA In Kagame Cecafa Opener Today


case geneva; font-size: small;”>The regional tournament kicks off on today (Tuesday) in South Kordofan, page Sudan was last year won by Tanzanian giants Yanga Africans who decided to pull out for security reasons.

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URA who also represented Uganda in the on-going CAF Champions League and fell out in the first round will be lead by Cranes midfielder Saidi Kyeyune and experienced Augustine Nsumba upfront.

Club coach Paul Nkata has said they are going all out to win

In a related development, Nicholas Musonye, the Council of East and Central Africa Football Association (Cecafa) Secretary General, has said that the tournament will kick-off tomorrow (Tuesday) without any security issues.

Musonye said that some people that had pulled out their teams were keen to return to the fold and are desperate to do anything to sabotage the event.

”We know them and we know their limited capacities. They will not succeed,” he said.

Musonye insisted that they took the event to South Kordofan and North Darfur in good faith and rubbished some people who influenced their teams not to take part.

“They should shut up instead of undermining the tournament,” he added.


A: El Merreikh El Fasher (Sudan), APR (Rwanda), Vital’O (Burundi), Elman (Somalia)

B: Rayon Sport (Rwanda), Express (Uganda), Ports (Djibouti), Electric Sport (Chad)

C: Al Hilal Kadugli (Sudan), Al Ahly Shandy (Sudan), URA FC (Uganda)


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