• July 8, 2020

Tags : CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup

Poorly Organised – Kenya Coach Francis Kimanzi Blasts CECAFA

Harambee Stars coach Francis Kimanzi has blamed CECAFA body for “a poorly organised” and “jua Kali” tourney. Kimanzi, a former Mathare United coach who was appointed in August this year to replace Sebastien Migne, expressed his annoyance after his side beat Tanzania to claim bronze. Kimanzi’s troops failed to defend their title after losing terribly […]Read More

Uganda 3-0 Eritrea: Cranes Crowned CECAFA Champions

Thursday, December 18 Kenya 2-1 Tanzania Uganda 3-0 Eritrea Uganda Cranes thrashed Eritrea to win it’s 15th Council for East and Central Africa Football Assocition (CECAFA) senior challenge title on home soil in an entertaining final played at Startimes Stadium, Lugogo. Goals, one each from Bright Anukani, Mustafa Kizza and Joel Madondo, saw Uganda Cranes […]Read More

CECAFA: Viane Ssekajugo Named In Starting XI For Final

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry has named Viane Ssekajugo in his starting team to face Eritrea in the 2019 CECAFA senior Challenge Cup on Thursday at StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo. The Northern Irishman has made one change from the team that beat Tanzania 1-0 to reach the final. Police FC’s Ben Ocen paves way for Viane […]Read More

CECAFA: Uganda Cranes Out For 15th Title

Thursday, December 18 Kenya Vs Tanzania – 1:30PM Uganda Vs Eritrea – 3:45PM Uganda Cranes will be seeking to win it’s 15th Council for East and Central Africa Football Assocition (CECAFA) senior challenge title when they face Eritrea in the final on Wednesday at Startimes Stadium, Lugogo. Uganda has won the touney for a record […]Read More

CECAFA: Bayo Heads Uganda Cranes In Final

Tuesday, December 17 *Uganda 1-0 Tanzania Striker Fahad Bayo scored late in the game to hand Uganda Cranes a laboured 1-0 win against neighbors Tanzania Kilimanjaro Boys in a closely contested semifinal of the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup. Bayo scored an header off a lofty Mustafa Kiiza’s delivery to send the Cranes through, and […]Read More

CECAFA: Bayo To Lead Line As Mckinstry Names Team V

Vipers striker Fahad Bayo to lead striking line as Uganda Cranes face Tanzania in the second semifinal of the 2019 CECAFA senior Challenge Cup. The Vipers forward has scored one goal in the ongoing tourney and had not started the previous game when Uganda beat Djibouti. KCCA FC goalkeeper Charles Lukwago, left-back Mustafa Kizza and […]Read More

Kenya Vs Eritrea: Tricky Semifinal Hurdle For Defending Champions

Tuesday, December 17 *Kenya Vs Eritrea – 1PM *Uganda Vs Tanzania – 3:45PM Defending Champions Kenya Harambee Stars face dark horses Eritrea in the 2019 CECAFA senior challenge cup first semifinal at StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo. Eritrea came second, despite falling to pool A winners Uganda Cranes; they picked seven points after victories against Burundi and […]Read More

CECAFA: Uganda Cranes Dispatch Djibouti

Sunday, December 15 *Somalia 0-0 Eritrea *Uganda 4-1 Djibouti Group A Uganda – 12 Eritrea – 7 Somalia – 5 Djibouti – 4 Burundi – 0 Uganda Cranes thrashed Djibouti to finish their CECAFA senior challenge cup group games in style. The Cranes won 4-1 in a one sided affair at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo as […]Read More

CECAFA Hike Ticket Prices By 100%

Cecafa has increased the ticket prices Sunday, December 15 *Somalia Vs Eritrea – 1:30PM *Uganda Vs Djibouti – 4PM CECAFA senior Challenge Cup local organising committee has increased the ticket prices from Sh5000 (ordinary) to Sh10,000 for Sunday games at Lugogo. The abrupt increase in cecafa ticket prices has not been explained but sources have […]Read More

CECAFA: Kenya Beat Zanzibar To Top Group B

Saturday, December 14 *Kenya 1-0 Zanzibar *Tanzania 0-0 Sudan Group B (As it stands) Kenya – 9 Tanzania – 4 Sudan – 2 Zanzibar – 1 Kenya Harambee Stars beat Zanzibar 1-0 to top group A of the 2019 CECAFA senior challenge cup at StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo in a game officiated by Ugandan referee Ali […]Read More

CECAFA: Steven Mukwala To Lead Uganda Cranes Attack

Uganda Cranes players Steven Mukwala and Allan Okello. Courtesy photo Steven Mukwala will lead Uganda Cranes attack as Jonathan Mckinstry names squad to face Eritrea at Lugogo in a 4PM kickoff. Mukwala, leading goalscorer in the StarTimes UPL with 10 goals and recently named best player in November, is one of the seven changes the […]Read More

CECAFA: Uganda Cranes Out To Seal Semifinal Berth

Wednesday, December 11 *Burundi Vs Djibouti – 1:30PM *Eritrea Vs Uganda – 4:00PM Uganda Cranes will seal their place in the Semifinals of the 2019 CECAFA senior challenge cup if they pick at least a point off Eritrea on Wednesday at Lugogo. Leading a five-team group A with six points, the Cranes who beat Burundi […]Read More

CECAFA: Kenya Overcome Sudan To Reach Semis

Tuesday, December 10 *Sudan 1-2 Kenya *Tanzania Vs Zanzibar – 4PM Kenya needed to come from a goal down to overcome Sudan 1-2 and consolidate their place at the top of group of B to reach the semis of the ongoing 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge cup at StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo. Muhammed Namir’s goal at the […]Read More

Francis Kimanzi Denies Wrongdoing After CECAFA Ban

Francis Kimanzi is serving a two-game ban slapped by CECAFA local organising committee (LOC) Tuesday, December 10 *Sudan Vs Kenya – 1:30PM *Tanzania Vs Zanzibar – 4PM Kenya’s head coach Francis Kimanzi says that he is clean and wrongfully charged following a Cecafa ban by the LOC committee for ‘unsporting behavior’. Harambee Stars’ gaffer will […]Read More

CECAFA: Allan Okello’s Brace Silences Somalia

Monday, December 9 *Eritrea 1-0 Burundi *Somalia 0-2 Uganda Tuesday, December 10 *Sudan Vs Kenya – 1:30PM *Tanzania Vs Zanzibar – 4PM Allan Okello weighed in with a brace as Uganda Cranes beat Somalia 2-0 at Lugogo to move to six points on top of Group A of the CECAFA senior challenge cup. The Somalis […]Read More

CECAFA: Exciting Eritrea Stun Burundi

Monday, December 9 *Eritrea 1-0 Burundi Eritrea upset odds in a 1-0 victory against Burundi in a 2019 CECAFA senior challenge cup game on Monday at Lugogo. Eritrea played an exciting, free flowing attacking game and could have won it more convincingly. The Red-Sea boys scored at the stroke of halftime, Robel Kidane slotted home […]Read More

CECAFA: Kenya Coach Francis Kimanzi Suspended

Kimanzi. Goal photo The Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) committee has suspended Harambee Stars coach Francis Kimanzi, it’s official. Kimanzi has been suspended for unsporting behaviour during a 2019 CECAFA senior Challenge cup game against Tanzania. “Mr Kimanzi is suspended from the technical bench for two consecutive matches of this tournament […]Read More

Somalia Vs Uganda: Must Know Ahead of CECAFA Match-day II

Monday, December 9 *Eritrea Vs Burundi – 1:30PM *Somalia Vs Uganda – 4PM (Fee: Sh5000, Sh20,000; Lugogo and live on Azam TV). Hosts Uganda Cranes return to action on Monday in the 2019 CECAFA senior Challenge Cup in an encounter against Somalia at StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo. Uganda will improve their chances of booking a place […]Read More