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CECAFA set for U-15 Championship in Eritrea

CECAFA set for U-15 Championship in Eritrea

The Council for East and Central African Football Associations (CECAFA) will organise an U-15 Championship from 16 August to 1 September 2019 in Asmara, Eritrea.
Eleven countries namely host Eritrea, Kenya, Burundi, Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Sudan and Djibouti have confirmed their participation in the novelty tournament.

According to CECAFA General Secretary, Nicholas Musonye, the aim of the tournament is to develop talents at the grassroot level which is the basic stage in the development of a player.

The result of draw conducted earlier in the week in Asmara is as follows;

Group A – Eritrea, Kenya, Burundi, Somalia

Group B – Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, South Sudan

Group C – Tanzania, Sudan, Djibouti

It is the first time in recent times that a tournament is being staged in Eritrea.