Draws for the 2015 edition of the Cecafa Senior challenge cup expected to run from Saturday 21st up to Saturday 5th December have been released.
Eleven countries from the region have been lined up for action with Zambia coming in as a guest participant. Uganda has been pooled alongside perrenial bitter rivals Kenya in group B together with Burundi and Djibouti.
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Kenya are the defending champions after winning the 2013 edition that was marred with alot of controversies. The tournament was not held last year after Ethiopia pulled out of hosting.
Group A: Ethiopia, Zambia,Tanzania, Somalia
Group B: Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Djibouti
Group C: Sudan, Rwanda, South Sudan, Zanzibar.
Fourteen youths who were defeated in the recently concluded NRM party elections on the post of Youth Member of parliament in Eastern region have vowed to support Samuel Mafabi, cure http://concasol.org/wp-content/plugins/revslider/inc_php/revslider_widget.class.php who is set to contest on an independent ticket.
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Addressing the press at Kati Kati Restaurant this afternoon, a group of aggrieved NRM youths revealed that they have decided to align their support towards an independent candidate because they have no hope in the petition they sent to the NRM Electoral commission.
Emmanuel Ngobi who presented to the media a petition containing signatures of the aggrieved candidates, emphasized that they decided without dividing themselves to support Mafabi after identifying his potential.
“We have started campaigning for Mafabi on grass root level all over the Eastern region as well as popularizing the NRM Manifesto for 2016 because we are still NRM members who support president Museveni on presidency” Ngobi added.
Samuel Mafabi, the independent candidate pointed out reasons they decided to go independent, all hinged on their distrust to the ruling party secretariat.
“You can’t judge your own mistakes, so whatever the NRM Electoral commission will decide on the irregularities in the recently concluded elections will find us in the field” Mafabi remarked
Ruth Namuwonge, one of the NRM youth representatives from Mbale region blamed some of the party officials for fronting a candidate whom most of them had never seen anywhere in party work.