Ethiopia to Host Cecafa as Rwanda Pulls Out

Uganda Cranes celebrate in a past Cecafa challenge

Ethiopia Football Federation (EFF) will host the 2015 edition of the Council for East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) senior challenge.

Ethiopia got the chance after Rwanda FA failed to commit to host the event. The EFF president, what is ed Juneydi Basha, side effects revealed the information while urging all stakeholders to help in making the tournament a success.

“Ethiopia will host the 2015 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup in November. Let’s all join hands to make it a success. Congratulations!” Juneydi Basha confirmed on his Twitter handle.

The tournament is meant to be an annual event but failed to take off last year after Ethiopia withdrew from hosting it, what is ed citing domestic and international engagements as their reason.

Kenya are the current defending champions after defeating Sudan 2 – 0 in a controversial final played at Nairobi Nyayo stadium in December 2013.

Tanzania is expected to host the CECAFA club Cup also known as the Kagame cup from 11th July to 2nd August.

Uganda will be represented by 2013/14 league winners KCC Fc and will host the U-17 championship edition later in August in Kampala.


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