Confederation of East and Central Africa (CECAFA) General Secretary Nicholas Musonye has duly confirmed that two more tournaments will be hosted in Uganda.
This follows the successful completion of the CECAFA U20 Boys tournament that has taken place in Gulu and Njeru.
The tournaments Uganda is to host are the CECAFA U17 girls and the flagship CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup.
Musonye made the confirmation as he was addressing the media during a press conference at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru in Uganda on Friday, 4th October 2019.
Flanked by the body’s communications manager Rogers Mulindwa, Isa Magoola (CECAFA U20 Local Organizing Committee, Njeru) and the vice president of the Burundi Football Association, Aimable Nsabimana, Musonye hinted on FUFA’s exceptional abilities to host the event.
WE HAVE HAD A FLAWLESS TOURNAMENT AS THE CECAFA U20 TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN PLAYED IN UGANDA. I THEREFORE THANK FEDERATION OF UGANDA FOOTBALL ASSOCIATIONS (FUFA) UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF MOSES MAGOGO FOR THE SPECIAL ORGANIZATION OF THIS EVENT. WE HAVE TWO OTHER TOURNAMENTS THAT WILL BE HOSTED IN UGANDA LATER THIS YEAR. THAT IS THE CECAFA SENIOR CHALLENGE CUP AND CECAFA U17 TOURNAMENTS.Nicholas Musonye, Secretary General CECAFA
Musonye also lauded the Government of Uganda and the entire football family for the special treatment accorded to the U20 boys challenge cup.
I ALSO THANK THE GOVERNMENT OF UGANDA AND THE ENTIRE FOOTBALL FAMILY IN UGANDA FOR BLESSING ENVIRONMENT TO SUPPORT THIS YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP WHICH WAS PLAYED IN TWO DISTANT VENUES (GULU AND NJERU).Nicholas Musonye, Secretary General CECAFA
According to Musonye, the CECAFA U17 girls and the trademark Senior Challenge Cup may be played concurrently in December (1st – 19th December 2019) in Uganda.