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Uganda ready to host CECAFA Senior Women’s Championship- Hon. Nakiwala

FUFA has expressed its readiness to host this year’s edition of the CECAFA Senior Women’s Championship that gets underway next week.

With 8 teams confirming participation, the Chairperson Local organizing committee Hon. Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi who is also the FUFA 3rd Vice President indicated the country is ready to stage the coveted tournament.

“FUFA is proud to host yet another Championship and we would like to express our readiness in welcoming the rest of the teams that have confirmed participation. As the local organizing committee, we have everything set and cannot wait to get the tournament underway,” she said.

Hon. Nakiwala confirmed that teams will start getting into Uganda this week with Djibouti arriving on Friday, 27th May while Tanzania will come the following day.

Whereas, the COVID-19 situation in the country has relatively eased, the Chairperson indicated they will not take any chances and thus standards operating procedures will be followed.

“We expect that all teams will undergo COVID-19 PCR tests before the start of the tournament and we shall have the same arrangement during and after. As organizers, we don’t want to give any chance and that is why we are sticking to observing the standard operating procedures.” She stated.

Hon. Nakiwala also confirmed that all games be live on FUFA TV and fans will be allowed to watch games at no cost.

The Championship will be played between 1st -11th June 2022 at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.

Groups
Group A

Uganda
Rwanda
Djibouti
Burundi

Group B
Tanzania
Zanzibar
South Sudan
Ethiopia

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