The Council of East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) would like to unveil the following programme covering the whole year.
1.CECAFA NILE BASIN CUP WINNERS CUP
In an effort to expand club competitions in our zone, CECAFA have launched the above tournament that will be contested by FA Knock out champions/or clubs that finished second in MA'S. The inaugural event is slated for Sudan May 20 to June 5, 2014. CECAFA and the Sudan FA have secured full sponsorship that will cover air tickets for teams and delegations, accommodation, local transport and prize money.
2.CECAFA-KAGAME CLUB CUP
Rwanda are staging this event in August and as you all know, this is the biggest zonal club cup completion in Africa. The Champion clubs from all the zonal FA's are expected to take part in the event. The President of Rwanda HE President Paul Kagame has already honored his pledge of USD 60,000 prize money. CECAFA and the Rwanda FA are finalizing sponsorship package that will cater for all the expenses for the teams and all the delegations.
3.CECAFA UNDER 23
As you realize, the Olympic Games will be staged in 2016. In an effort to prepare our teams, CECAFA has planned the Under 23 event in Sudan in September this year. The Government of Sudan is providing full sponsorship of the event.
4.CECAFA CHALLENGE CUP 2014
Ethiopia are the designated hosts of this event which we have programmed late November to Mid December in Addis Ababa. CECAFA delegation will visit Addis Ababa after the World Cup to finalise the arrangements and sponsorship package.
CECAFA and Supersport last week signed a four year agreement that will run from 2014-2017. CECAFA competitions will be covered LIVE throughout this period.
6.CECAFA-FIFA SEMINAR IN DAR, TANZANIA
The world Governing body FIFA have agreed to organize a seminar for CECAFA communications Directors in Dar from April 30th to May 3rd 2014. All the chairmen of the FA's, General Secretaries, and Communications officers from the entire member Associations will attend. The seminar will be graced by the Secretary General of FIFA, Jerome Valcke who arrives in Dar on 30th.
NICHOLAS MUSONYE- SECRETARY GENERAL.