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CECAFA 2019: Djibouti dump Burundi out of CECAFA

Shafic Kiyaga
Burundi have become the first nation to be dumped out of the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup, after facing their third defeat of the tournament, falling 2-1 against Djibouti on Wednesday afternoon at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo. Mahdi Houssein bagged a brace for Djibouti in either side of half time, while......
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CECAFA 2019: Tanzania defeat Zanzibar to go second in Group B

Shafic Kiyaga
All will be to play for in the final group B games of the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup, after Tanzania defeated Zanzibar 1-0 at the StarTimes Stadium Lugogo, to go second and make light their chances of progressing to the semi-finals. Ditram Nchimbi scored the all important goal for......
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CECAFA 2019: Defending Champions Kenya storm CECAFA Semi-finals

Shafic Kiyaga
CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup defending champions Kenya came from a goal down to seal their progress to the semi-finals of the tournament, beating Sudan 2-1, at the StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo. Second half substitute Hassan Abdallah scored his second of the tournament, cancelling out Mohamed Namir’s 30th minute opener before Oscar......
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CECAFA 2019: Allan Okello skeptical with sense of entitlement over CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup

Joel Anguyo Jolikiba
Playmaker Allan Okello scored twice as Uganda continued their perfect start to the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup on Monday. Okello’s brace helped the Cranes to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Somalia at the StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo, as the Cranes extended their lead aloft Group A.   Uganda are the......
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CECAFA U-17: Ayub Khalifah happy with the three points as Crested Cranes see off Burundi

Noah Walakira
The inaugural edition of the CECAFA U-17 Women Challenge Cup kicked off on Monday, December 9th, 2019 with mouthwatering fixtures at the FUFA Technical Center in Njeru. Tournament favourites and hosts Uganda registered an emphatic 4-0 victory over Burundi, to clearly state their aspirations for winning the trophy come December......
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CECAFA U-17: Goals galore as the Women Championships get underway

Noah Walakira
The opening day of the U-17 CECAFA Women Challenge Cup, produced 23 goals in total, with the hosts Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania pulling off massive performances perhaps to underline their intent for winning the inaugural championship at the FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru. Crested Cranes thumped Burundi 4-0 in their......
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CECAFA 2019: Somalia no push overs despite defeat to Uganda

Shafic Kiyaga
Hosts Uganda Cranes cruised to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Somalia at the StarTimes Stadium Lugogo on Monday evening to tighten their grip on Group A. Allan Okello scored in either side of halftime to guide Uganda to consecutive victories in their two games so far at the CECAFA Senior......
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CECAFA 2019: Eritrea on course to break 25-year semi-final jinx after victory over Burundi

Shafic Kiyaga
Eritrea got their CECAFA Senior Challenge cup campaign onto a flyer, after picking up a 1-0 victory over Burundi in their group A encounter played at the StarTimes Stadium Lugogo on Monday afternoon. What was on paper a fixture tilted in Burundi’s favour, turned out to be by far the......
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CECAFA 2019: Kenya coach Suspended for unsporting behaviour

Shafic Kiyaga
Kenya head coach Francis Kimanzi is in murky waters after he was slapped with a two game suspension for unsporting conduct ahead of their group B game against rivals Tanzania at the ongoing CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup in Kampala. Kimanzi together with a couple of officials on the Harambee Stars......
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CECAFA 2019: Top five players to watch

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By Michael Mwebe The 2019 Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) Senior Challenge Cup kicked off in Kampala, Uganda on Saturday December 7th, with all the sides enviously looking to claim the crown that Kenya won two years ago. Ahead of the CECAFA kick-off, Football 256 discusses......

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