Cecafa U-20


The Bright Stars U-20 has been pooled with Somalia and Burundi in Group C of the upcoming Cecafa U-20 tournament scheduled for Uganda, running from 21st September to 5th October, 2019.

This will be South Sudan’s inaugural appearance in the tournament last hosted in 2010, Uganda being crowned Champions.

Somalia is one of the finest sides in the region after making to the finals of U-17 competition last year, eliminating Uganda in the semi-finals, only to lose 2-0 to Tanzania in the finals.

Some of the U-17 players, will be part of the team that Bright Stars U-20 will meet during their group stage encounter on 26th September, 2019 at FUFA Technical Center, Njeru.

Two teams are expected to progress from Group C and three each from the remaining two groups (A & B) for the quarterfinals.

Group A: Uganda, Sudan, Djibouti and Eritrea

Group B: Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zanzibar

Group C: South Sudan, Somalia and Burundi

Full group fixtures

Sat 21st: Sudan Vs Djibouti @ 2pm, Peace Stadium, Gulu

               Uganda Vs Eritrea @ 4pm, Peace Stadium, Gulu

Sun 22nd: Kenya Vs Zanzibar @ 2pm, FUFA TC, Njeru

                   Ethiopia Vs Tanzania @ 4pm, FUFA TC, Njeru

Mon 23rd: Burundi Vs South Sudan @ 2pm, FUFA TC, Njeru

                  Eritrea Vs Sudan @ 2pm, Peace Stadium, Gulu

                  Djibouti Vs Uganda @ 4pm, Peace Stadium

Tue 24th: Ethiopia Vs Zanzibar @ 2pm, FUFA TC, Njeru

                 Kenya Vs Tanzania @ 4pm, FUFA TC, Njeru

We 25th: Somalia Vs Burundi @ 4pm, FUFA TC, Njeru

                  Eritrea Vs Djibouti @ 2pm, Peace Stadium, Gulu

                Uganda Vs Sudan @ 4pm, Peace Stadium, Gulu

Thur 26th: South South Vs Somalia @ TBC, FUFA TC, Njeru

                  Zanzibar Vs Tanzania @ TBC, FUFA TC, Njeru                   Kenya Vs Ethiopia @ TBC, FUFA T

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