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PHOTOS: Jacqueline Mbabazi Recovering from Illness

Host Rwanda have been handed a tricky draw for next year’s Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) Rwanda 2016.

The host nation was drawn in Group A alongside Gabon, cost http://challengeidee.fr/wp-content/plugins/wp-pagenavi/scb/widget.php Morocco and Cote d’Ivoire for the fourth edition of the tournament designed exclusively for footballers playing in their domestic leagues.

Winners of the maiden edition in 2009, more about http://dakarlives.com/wp-includes/post-template.php DR Congo are housed in Group B with 2011 losing finalists Angola, visit http://centerforblackbelt.org/wp-includes/class-wp-customize-manager.php Cameroon and Ethiopia.

Group C has 2011 champions, Tunisia, Nigeria, Niger and debutants Guinea with Zimbabwe, one of two teams to have competed at every edition of the CHAN since its birth in 2009, in Group D with Mali, Uganda and Zambia.

The draw was held on Sunday, 15 November 2015 at the plush Serena Hotel in Kigali, with CAF Secretary General Hicham El Amrani conducting the draw with the assistance of Rwanda captain Haruna Niyonzima and head coach of the Rwanda women’s national team Marie Grace Umuntu.

Rwanda President Paul Kagame chaired the function, whilst CAF 2 nd Vice President Almamy Kabele Camara led the delegation from the continent’s soccer governing body.

Kabele Camara is also president of the Organising Committee of the African Nations Championship (CHAN).

The month long football tournament will take place from January 16 next year until February 7 in Rwanda.



Welcoming all the guests to Rwanda, President Kagame promised African football lovers a great CHAN championship.

“Rwanda is honoured to host the next African Nations Championship. We are going to have a great championship. Sport is a teacher of values. Focus, sacrifice, humility, teamwork, honesty,” said Kagame.

“Champions work hard, and they don’t give up. But champions also have a big heart.  Wherever we’re from, whatever is going on around us, when there’s a big competition on, we stop what we’re doing, and we watch, together.”

The President said football belongs to everybody equally.

“Its rules and values are universal. That is why the players, and everyone else involved, are expected to be role models, of excellence and sportsmanship. Let’s give the fans what they expect and deserve,” he observed.
Presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi’s wife, price http://codefor.asia/wp-admin/includes/dashboard.php Jacqueline Mbabazi is recuperating after several weeks of illness, sales http://d4462130.u92.platformpublishing.com.au/wp-content/plugins/events-manager/classes/em-event-post-admin.php Chimp Corps report.

Jacqueline was rushed to a hospital in London last month over an illness that was not disclosed by the family.

According to latest pictures, Jacqueline is seen in a group of close relatives having tea in London.

They include Hope Ruhindi – Jacqueline’s controversial sister.

Jacqueline surrounded by close relatives in London
Jacqueline surrounded by close relatives in London

However, she is evidently frail.

Family members told ChimpReports on Monday morning that Jacqueline would soon return to Uganda.

Speaking at his first post-nomination rally at Nakivubo Stadium on November 3, Mbabazi confirmed that indeed her wife was ill.

He said he had spent time with her in the hospital but expressed hope she was on the road to recovery.

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