Cecafa 2015: Rwanda host seniors, Tanzania For Clubs

The Rwanda Football Association (Ferwafa) and Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) have been given the rights to host the CECAFA senior and club challenge cup for 2015 respectively.

The decision was reached at during the weekend in a meeting in Nairobi. The senior tournament will be held in November while club challenge will come earlier in July.

Speaking at the meeting, more about CECAFA secretary general, price Nicholas Musonye said the tournament will help the region and Rwanda in particular in preparing for CHAN 2016 which will be hosted by Ferwafa.

“We want to organize senior Challenge Cup as a preparatory event for CHAN 2016,” The secretary was quoted by a local newspaper.

Last year the senior tourney did not take place due to lack of funds; while the club challenge was held in Rwanda with El Merreikh of Sudan winning the trophy.

The meeting also resolved that part agreed that all participating teams will buy their own air tickets, Cecafa will pay the officials, referees and allowances while the hosts  will provide accommodation and local transport for the participating teams, Cecafa officials as well as prizes for the  winners.

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