10 of 12 teams arrive for CECAFA tourney
26 November 2013, 12:42
Nairobi - 10 of 12 teams have already arrived in Kenya for the upcoming CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup set to begin Wednesday.
The Uganda Cranes safely touched down at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Monday
afternoon ready to take up the task of defending this year’s CECAFA
Senior Challenge Cup.
The team will be play Rwanda in their first fixture on Friday at
Machakos stadium about 60Kms East of Nairobi city.
Gor Mahia FC striker Dan Sserunkuma joined the Cranes Camp in
Nairobi and was part of the training session in the afternoon. Emmanuel Okwi
will captain the team against Rwanda in the second match of group ‘C’.
The two teams played to a goalless draw in their last international
friendly match held in Kampala two weeks ago.
Ten out of the twelve teams had already reached Nairobi. Tanzania and Ethiopia are expected Tuesday.
will officially be flagged off on Wednesday with an expected thriller
between hosts Kenya and Ethiopia at Nyayo stadium. Earlier in the day,
Zanzibar will have played South Sudan in the first game of this year’
edition at the same ground.