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CECAFA U-17 Championship: Uganda opens with Tanzania

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 5th April 2018 03:43 PM

Uganda is placed in Group B with Zanzibar, Sudan and Tanzania.

CECAFA U-17 Championship

Uganda fixtures

April 15: Uganda v Tanzania

April 18: Uganda v Sudan

April 22: Uganda v Zanzibar

Uganda U-17 National team (The Cubs) will face neighbors Tanzania in their opening game of the CECAFA U-17 Championship that will be kick off on April 14 and end on April 29 in Burundi.

Uganda is placed in Group B with Zanzibar, Sudan and Tanzania.

The Cubs last took part in a competitive tournament in 2014 in the CAF U-17 Qualifiers. At the time, the team went down 4-1 on aggregate to Zambia in the final round of the qualifiers.

Uganda will have the chance to win the CECAFA U-17 Championship title they won in 2009 when it was held in Sudan.

Three stadiums - Urukundo Stadium of Ngozi, Umuco Stadium of Muyinga and Gitega Stadium - will host the competition.

The member countries that have confirmed participation for the competition include; Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Ethiopia, Sudan and Somalia.

Group A  has Burundi, Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia.

 

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