The council of east and central Africa football Associations (CECAFA) has issued the fixtures of its Tusker challenge cup 2012 to be hosted at Namboole stadium in Kampala. Twelve countries including guest Malawi have already confirmed their participation in the Africa’s oldest regional event.
Earlier the CECAFA secretary General Nicholas Musonye told the media that Djibouti will miss the competition this year and in place of it the gust Malawi will take part in the competition.
Somalia war-devastated country who is suffering from one of the world’s most notorious civil wars and terrorism for the past two decades who accordion to CECAFA secretary General Nicholas Musonye never missed a single international, continental or regional competition became the first country to show up for the competition as the Ocean stars commenced their training sessions in Kampala last Saturday.
CECAFA secretary General Nicholas Musonye praised the participation of outside countries in the CECAFA tournaments. “The participation of countries outside the CECAFA region boosts football enthusiasm and even sweetens our tournaments “Secretary General Nicholas Musonye told the CECAFA Media.
The 12 participating countries are divided into three groups. The hosts Uganda are in Group A with Ethiopia, Kenya and South Sudan, while Somalia is in group B with Sudan, Tanzania and Burundi. As well Rwanda is in group C with guest Malawi, Zanzibar and Eritrea.
Find the fixtures below.
(QUALIFICATION: GROUP 1st and 2nd, GROUP B 1st and 2nd, GROUP C 1st and 2nd PLUS TWO BEST QUALIFIERS FROM ALL GROUPS QUALIFY TO QUARTER FINALS)
|Sat. 24th Nov. 2012||1||Ethiopia vs S.Sudan||A||Namboole||3pm|
|Sat. 24th Nov. 2012||2||Uganda vs Kenya||A||Namboole||6pm|
|Sun 25th Nov. 2012||3||Burundi vs Somalia||B||Namboole||4pm|
|Sun 25th Nov. 2012||4||Tanzania vs Sudan||B||Namboole||6pm|
|Mon 26th Nov. 2012||5||Zanzibar vs Eritrea||C||Namboole||4pm|
|Mon 26th Nov. 2012||6||Rwanda vs Malawi||C||Namboole||6pm|
|Tue 27th Nov. 2012||7||S.Sudan vs Kenya||A||Namboole||4pm|
|Tue 27th Nov. 2012||8||Uganda vs Ethiopia||A||Namboole||6pm|
|Wed 28th Nov. 2012||9||Somali vs Sudan||B||Namboole||4pm|
|Wed 28th Nov. 2012||10||Tanzania vs Burundi||B||Namboole||6pm|
|Thur 29th Nov. 2012||11||Malawi vs Eritrea||C||Namboole||4pm|
|Thur 29th Nov. 2012||12||Rwanda vs Zanzibar||C||Namboole||6pm|
|Fri 30th Nov. 2012||13||Kenya Vs Ethiopia||A||Namboole||4pm|
|Fri 30th Nov. 2012||14||S. Sudan vs Uganda||A||Namboole||6pm|
|Sat 1st Dec. 2012||15||Sudan vs Burundi||B||Namboole||2pm|
|Sat 1st Dec. 2012||16||Somalia vs Tanzania||B||Nakivubo||2pm|
|Sat 1st Dec. 2012||17||Malawi vs Zanzibar||C||Nakivubo||4pm|
|Sat 1st Dec. 2012||18||Eritrea vs Rwanda||C||Namboole||4pm|
|Sun 2nd Dec. 2012||
|Mon3rd Dec. 2012||19||C1 vs B2||Namboole||4pm|
|Mon 3rd Dec. 2012||20||A1 vs Best Q2||Namboole||7pm|
|Tue 4th Dec. 2012
Tue 4th Dec. 2012
|B1 Vs Best Q1
A2 Vs C2
|Wed 5th Dec. 2012||
|Thur 6th Dec. 2012||23||Winner 19 vs Winner 20||Namboole||4pm|
|Thur 6th Dec. 2012||24||Winner 21 vs Winner 22||Namboole||7pm|
|Fri 7th Dec. 2012||
|Sat 8th Dec. 2012||Finals and third place|
|Sat 8th Dec. 2012||25
|Loser 23 vs loser 24
Winner 23 vs Winner 24