• July 8, 2020

Tags : CECAFA

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

Musonye Leaves CECAFA After 20 Years

Long-serving CECAFA General Secretary Nicholas Musonye has stepped down from his position, it’s official. Musonye has been at the body for the last 20 years. He confirmed that he will joining politics with reports saying that he is targeting Kakamega gubernatorial seat in 2022. Musonye, who was speaking to the press in Uganda, however revealed […]Read More

Wallace Karia: CECAFA Gets New Boss

The elective General Assembly of the Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) has confirmed Wallace Karia as the new president, it’s official. The Annual General Assembly was held on Wednesday at Silver Springs Hotel in Kampala. Karia is also the President of Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) after assuming power in August 2017. […]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

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: 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

CECAFA: Organising Committee Scraps ‘Free Entrance’ Match

Saturday, December 7 *Uganda Vs Burundi – 4:30PM (Lugogo) The CECAFA senior challenge cup local organising committee has decided to charge fees for Uganda Cranes opener against Burundi. Earlier on Thursday, FUFA head of communications Ahmed Hussein had revealed that the cecafa match will be played at Namboole and will be free of charge at […]Read More

McKinstry Impressed After CECAFA Preps Day Two

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry expressed his delight with the players as the team intensified training on day two ahead of the CECAFA senior Challenge cup. The coach revealed that he “enjoyed today’s training” as the players showed “much willingness to learn”. “Everyday we take another step, today we expanded on some of the things […]Read More

CECAFA Women Cup: Uganda, Group B Preview

Uganda’s Group B Fixtures: 17th Nov – Vs Djibouti 19th Nov – Vs Ethiopia 21st Nov – Vs Kenya The CECAFA women Cup is an Association football tournament for teams from East Africa. Founded in 1986, the tourney went dormant for 30 years until 2016 when Uganda hosted. Tanzania stand out as the most decorated […]Read More

CECAFA U-20: Uganda Hippos Squander Lead To Draw Sudan

Wednesday, September 25 *Uganda 2-2 Sudan Sudan’s second half goals from Ammar Mohammad and Abbas Namir cancelled out strikes from Hippos’ Steven Sserwadda and Bright Anukani as both teams settled for a draw in the last game of group A. Uganda dominated from the start, with Sadat Anaku coming close, before Sserwadda scored in the […]Read More

CECAFA U20: Anaku Headlines Uganda Squad Of 30

KCCA FC youngster Sadat Anaku is among the 30 players summoned for Uganda Cubs team ahead of the 2019 CECAFA U20 Championship. Uganda will host the regional meeting from September 21 to October 5. Anaku, now in KCCA FC senior team, was the topscorer with 31 goals in the 2018/19 FUFA junior League. The prolific […]Read More

Pictorial: CECAFA U15 Heroic Junior Cranes Touch Base

Uganda’s U15 national boys football team, the Junior Cranes, have returned home. The team is the reigning champions of the inaugural CECAFA U15 Championship where they beat Kenya 4-0 in the finals played in Asmara, Eritrea. The team arrived at Entebbe International Airport on Monday evening at 5:45 PM aboard Ethiopian Airways and were received […]Read More

CECAFA U15: Uganda Junior Cranes In Group B, Fixtures Revealed

Featured Image: Kids playing football in Odilo Championship. FUFA Uganda’s Under 15 national football team is set to take part in the inaugural CECAFA U15 Football tournament. The maiden edition will kickoff in Asmara, Eritrea in August 16th to September 1st. Uganda has been pitted in group B alongside Rwanda, Ethiopia and South Sudan. The […]Read More

CAF Seat To Aid Magogo Bid To Raise Regional Standards

Featured Image: Magogo poses with Officials at Entebbe Airport’s VIP Lounge. Stephen Mayamba/FUFA Photo FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo has claimed that Uganda and the CECAFA region in general will benefit greatly from his new CAF position. Magogo was recently elected on the CAF Executive committee for the cycle 2017-2021 for the continental body that […]Read More

CECAFA: Outspoken Secretary General Musonye Confirms Exit

Long serving Council for East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) secretary general Nicholas Musonye has confirmed that he will step down after 20 years in charge. The Kenyan, who was voted as secretary general in 2000, will officially step down in June 2020, an exclusive story in Daily Nation (Kenya) has revealed. “I leave […]Read More