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CECAFA confirms Kenya to host Challenge Cup

CECAFA CONFIRMS KENYA TO HOST CHALLENGE CUP

The Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) has named Kenya as host of its Senior Challenge Cup, two years since it was last held in Ethiopia.

At an executive committee meeting held in Khartoum, Sudan the members expressed solidarity with Kenya over the failure to host the fifth African Nations Championships (CHAN) in January 2018.

The CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup, which brings together all the national teams of the 13 member countries will be held in November and December 2017.

Uganda are the current champions having won a record 14th title in Addis Ababa in December 2015 after beating Rwanda 1-0 in the final.

The meeting also endorsed Burundi and Rwanda to host the CECAFA Under-17 and second Women's championships respectively in November and December.

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