Cecafa Teams to Tussle Out for 2016 Chan Slots

The road to the 2016 Africa Nations Championship begins this weekend (19th-21st) across the continent.

A total of eight teams have been pooled in the Cecafa region (Central East zone); They include Burundi, viagra dosage approved Djibouti, cialis 40mg Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Sudan, Tanzania and the hosts Rwanda. Only three teams will qualify for the finals slated for 16 January to 7 February 2016 in Rwanda.

Two teams from the qualifiers will join the hosts Rwanda and thirteen other countries from other regions. Here we highlight the fixtures of the games.

Tanzania vs Uganda

The two East African countries lock horns at the Amaan stadium in Zanzibar renewing old memoirs of previous qualifiers.

This is the third time the duo have been paired together, the first time was in the inaugural 2009 tournament where Tanzania beat Uganda 3-1 (2-0 in Dar and 1-1) at home to qualify.

Uganda paid back thumping the Swahili nation home and away to set foot in the maiden appearance last year. The winner from this clash will face Sudan.

Uganda will rely on the form of veteran striker Robert Ssentongo and Farouk Miya for goals while Tanzania will miss services of Mrisho Khalfan Ngassa who has been ruled out of the game by Caf after he put pen to paper for South Africa PSL side Free States early in May.


Taifa stars head coach Mart Nooij faces an uphill task of overcoming the on form Cranes to secure his job.

Ethiopia vs Kenya

Former Ugandan Cranes  head coach Bobby Williamson has had to do with long distance with his Kenyan side, flying to Ethiopia barely a week after his crucial one all draw in Congo.

The Harambee stars will add more 700Km to the north of the capital, Addis Ababa to play at the newly opened 101, 000-capacity Bahir Dar International Stadium.

Thirteen out of the eighteen players who featured in Congo are still intact and will have to do with the massive support the Walias receive at their new stadium without their key international

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